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Captain Thistlewood's Jacobite: Reading the Caribbean in Scotland's Historiography of Slavery

Joseph Jackson

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the interpretive ambit of James Robertson's Joseph Knight, reading it alongside another prominent text in postcolonial ‘slave fiction’, David Dabydeen's A Harlot's Progress. As ... More


“The Same Heavenly Messenger Delivered Them Up To Me”: Joseph and the Plates: September–December 1827

Larry E. Morris

in A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190699093
eISBN:
9780190699123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699093.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

Joseph Knight and Josiah Stowell visited the Smith family on September 20, 1827. Two days later, Joseph and his wife, Emma Smith, rode in a wagon to the Hill Cumorah, and Joseph obtained the gold ... More


Slavery on Trial

Michael Bundock

in The Fortunes of Francis Barber: The True Story of the Jamaican Slave Who Became Samuel Johnson's Heir

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207101
eISBN:
9780300213904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207101.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the issue of slavery in England within the context of the relationship between Francis Barber and Samuel Johnson. It begins by describing the friendly relations between Johnson ... More


“Days Never To Be Forgotten”: The Translation: April–May 1829

Larry E. Morris

in A Documentary History of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190699093
eISBN:
9780190699123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699093.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religious Studies

dLate in March 1829, Oliver Cowdery traveled from Manchester, New York, to Harmony, Pennsylvania, to assist Joseph Smith with the translation of the Book of Mormon. The two men had not met prior to ... More


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