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Emancipation in Comparative Perspective

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This concluding chapter summarizes the evidence gathered for the postbellum South and compares it with other postemancipation projects in the Americas. The common pattern of gradual emancipation seen ... More


Slavery and Emancipation

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 explores Susan Nye's encounters with slavery in antebellum Raleigh and the inherent difficulty of reconciling Christian moral philosophy with the practice of continued slaveholding. This ... More


“But Still Slavery Is a Great Evil”

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 7 investigates Hutchison's published essays on slavery and the division of the Presbyterian Church. Her essays and journal entries provide glimpses of her thoughts about the abolition ... More


The Home of the Brave

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The end of slavery reverberated through the North no less than the South. From the start of the war, black leaders in the free states had hoped to complete the uneven process of gradual emancipation ... More


Introduction

Hendrik Hartog

in The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640884
eISBN:
9781469640907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640884.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction sketches the history of the case of Force v. Haines. It also challenges the conventional neo-abolitionism that has shaped much of the historiography of gradual emancipation. Finally, ... More


The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Hendrik Hartog

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640884
eISBN:
9781469640907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640884.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this intriguing book, Hendrik Hartog uses a forgotten 1840 case to explore the regime of gradual emancipation that took place in New Jersey over the first half of the nineteenth century. In ... More


The Shock Waves of the Haitian Revolution

Aline Helg

in Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the shock waves caused by the Haitian Revolution and the massive slave insurrection that took both the Americas and Europe by surprise. Despite the rarity of large-scale revolts ... More


Standard-Bearers of Equality: America's First Abolition Movement

Paul J. Polgar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653938
eISBN:
9781469653952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653938.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book recovers the racially inclusive vision of America's first abolition movement. In showcasing the activities of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, the New York Manumission Society, and their ... More


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