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Enslaved Labor and the Settling of New Netherland

Andrea C. Mosterman

in Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501715624
eISBN:
9781501715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715624.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the importance of enslaved laborers in Dutch efforts to settle the colonial space — the region they called New Netherland. It looks at the enslaved laborers' importance to the ... More


The Documented Great Dismal Swamp, 1585–1860

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 explores the limited documentary record of the people of the Great Dismal Swamp in the few decades preceding the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, and the outbreak of the Civil War. Very ... More


The Geography of Enslaved Life in New Netherland

Andrea C. Mosterman

in Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501715624
eISBN:
9781501715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715624.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reviews how some of the company's enslaved laborers took advantage of the lack of spatial control in the Dutch colony and their close proximity to each other and several important ... More


Introduction: Imagining Freedom in the Slave South

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

in Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835050
eISBN:
9781469602592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869093_myers.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book begins with the story of a black female Charlestonian by the name of Catherine, who petitioned the South Carolina General Assembly and asked the assemblymen to ratify her freedom. ... More


A Tale of Two Women: The Lives of Cecille Cogdell and Sarah Sanders

Amrita Chakrabarti Myers

in Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835050
eISBN:
9781469602592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869093_myers.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Cecille Langlois Cogdell, who left her husband, Richard Walpole Cogdell, and moved out of the home they rented together on Broad Street. A middle-class matron and mother of ... More


The Most Ignoble and Scandalous Kind of Subjection

Brett Rushforth

in Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth.8
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The tension between antislavery sentiment in France and an expanding demand for enslaved laborers in its colonies profoundly shaped the culture and practice of slavery in the seventeenth-century ... More


Enforcement, Aesthetics, and Revenue

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The regulations over India goods were contested by smugglers and consumers but generally enforced through policing and the vigorous efforts of merchants and the East India Company to encourage Indian ... More


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