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“Look! A Negress”: Public Women, Private Horrors, and the White Ontology of the Gaze

Jasmine Nichole Cobb

in Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817221
eISBN:
9781479830619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817221.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how White viewers retreated to their parlors and used caricature to retool White dominion over the visual in response to street encounters with free Blacks, including Black ... More


The ignorant bystander?

Dean J. White

in The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter covers the period up to end of April 1994, when the UN peacekeeping force (UNAMIR) was withdrawn from Rwanda. The chapter explores Britain’s historical relationship with Rwanda and then ... More


Racing the Transatlantic Parlor: Blackness at Home and Abroad

Jasmine Nichole Cobb

in Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817221
eISBN:
9781479830619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817221.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the transatlantic utility of Black freedom in internationally circulating representations. Drawing upon the transatlantic parlor as a metaphor of inter/national belonging and a ... More


This Liberal City: Philadelphia, 1818–1833

Laura Arnold Leibman

in Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197530474
eISBN:
9780197530627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530474.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

In July of 1820, Isaac Lopez Brandon and his mother landed in Philadelphia, where they joined the growing community of wealthy free people of color who flocked to the northern city from the South and ... More


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