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Slavery and Politics: Stigma, Decentralisation and Political Representation in Niger and Benin

Eric Komlavi Hahonou

in Reconfiguring Slavery: West African Trajectories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311994
eISBN:
9781846315640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311994.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Drawing on the results of a comparative study conducted between 2002 and 2007, this chapter examines the contemporary political mobilisation of people of slave status in Niger and Benin. It focuses ... More


Restitution Claims for Wrongful Enslavement and the Doctrine of the Master’s Good Faith

Robert Westley

in The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter begins with the suggestion made by Judge Posner in his opinion for the majority in the case of In re African-American Slave Descendants Litigation to the effect that the injuries exacted ... More


Slave Descent and Social Status in Sahara and Sudan

Martin A. Klein

in Reconfiguring Slavery: West African Trajectories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311994
eISBN:
9781846315640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311994.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter, which examines the historical evolution of emancipation in West Africa, focusing on the transformation of slave status in Sahara and Sudan since the late nineteenth century, first ... More


Onward Christian Soldiers

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Confederacy aims to establish a Christian republic based on chattel slavery, a crusade cast in Old Testament allegiance to tribe, culture and God, justified by using the Biblical Book of Genesis ... More


“Challenging the Interest and Reverence of all Patriotic Americans”: Preservation and the Yorktown National Battlefield

Sarah M. Goldberger

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The story of Virginia’s role in the American Revolution, the subject of Sarah M. Goldberger’s essay, traces the development of the Yorktown National Battlefield—one of the most important sites of ... More


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