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“One and the Same Interest”: Antiblack Racism and Colonial Domination with and without Hegemony

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that the disciplinary mechanism of antiblack racism became a key instrument of governance in colonial New York City. It notes that New York City's Slave Revolt of 1712 was the act ... More


The U.S. Coastal Passageand Caribbean Spaces of Freedom

Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

In November 1841, the U.S. slaver Creole transporting 135 slaves from Richmond to New Orleans was seized by nineteen slave rebels who steered the ship to the British Bahamas, where all secured their ... More


The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Walter Johnson (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents a comparative account of the slave trade within the nations and colonial systems of the Americas. While most scholarly attention to slavery in the Americas has concentrated on ... More


The 1791 revolt and the borderland from below

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyses three autobiographical captivity narratives by white eyewitnesses who were taken prisoners by the rebels just after the slave revolt of 1791 and put them in dialogue with five ... More


Universal Slave Revolts: C. L. R. James’s use of Classical Literature in The Black Jacobins

Lydia Langerwerf

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The Trinidadian radical C.L.R. James' The Black Jacobins. Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution (1938) was one of the foundation texts of the Civil Rights movement in the USA and ... More


Servants turned masters: Santo Domingo and the black revolt

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Carlos Esteban Deive's historical novel Viento Negro, bosque del caimán (Black Wind, Bois Caiman, 2002), which deals with the slave revolt of 1791 and its consequences for the ... More


The First Sicilian Slave War

Peter Green

in The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255074
eISBN:
9780520934719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255074.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the Roman slave revolts of the second and early first centuries bc. It notes that although the first Sicilian is little studied by historians, it contains some unique features, ... More


“When Israel Was in Egyptland”: Black Exodus Politics, 1808–1865

John Coffey

in Exodus and Liberation: Deliverance Politics from John Calvin to Martin Luther King Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199334223
eISBN:
9780199369393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334223.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Political History

This chapter explores the “discursive crossovers” that occurred as African Americans adopted and adapted the tradition of Protestant deliverance politics for their own ends. The black identification ... More


Capture

Tiya Miles

in Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285637
eISBN:
9780520961029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285637.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter studies the experience of blacks and Afro-Cherokees on the Cherokee lands of Indian Territory by comparing two events: the mass escape known as the Cherokee slave revolt of 1842 and the ... More


London Sanctions Murder of U.S. Slaveholders?

Gerald Horne

in Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the uprising onboard the Creole on November 7, 1841. The vessel, containing scores of slaves, was heading from Virginia to the slave market in New Orleans. The revolt was led ... More


“Huzzah for Bermuda!”

Gerald Horne

in Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that by seizing the high moral ground on abolition, London ascended higher on the altitudinous military ground, for it could then enroll disgruntled Africans into their military. ... More


On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a literary and cultural history which brings to the fore a compelling but, so far, largely neglected body of work which has the politics of border-crossing as well as the poetics of ... More


Periphery as Center: Slavery, Identity, and the Commercial Press in the British Atlantic, 1704–1765

Robert E., Jr. Desrochers

in British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Slaves constituted only a small fraction of the total population of colonial Massachusetts, except in Boston, where in the mid eighteenth century they made up about ten percent of the city’s ... More


“A Powerful Negro Army”

Gerald Horne

in Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes slaveholders' growing concerns over the rising number of armed Africans in the South and the threat of British invasion. In 1811, the region witnessed what has been termed the ... More


Christian Soul and the Revolt of the Slave

Alejandro Nava

in In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers how Friedrich Nietzsche had seized on a fundamental fact about Christianity: that it bears the ignoble mark of a slave. In Nietzsche's view, Christianity represents a slave ... More


Captive Knowledge

David Lambert

in Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how James MacQueen constructed his Niger theory by considering the West Indian and West African people and places that informed, and can be identified from, his geographical ... More


Introduction: On the edge: border-crossing, borderland-dwelling, and the music of what happens

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines a range of literary works from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, putting them in dialogue with texts from the rest of the world which have had the border between the two countries ... More


Rumors

Jason Phillips

in Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190868161
eISBN:
9780190908416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868161.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Military History

Focusing on the Harpers Ferry raid, this chapter explains how rumors of abolitionist conspiracies and slave revolts intensified sectional divisions during the 1860 election campaign. John Brown ... More


Boyer’s Recognition Project

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the issues that Jean-Pierre Boyer and his supporters grappled with as they pushed for American acknowledgement of Haiti's independence. Boyer understood that recognizing his ... More


Introduction

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction lays out the scope of the book and how it is relevant to today's world, especially as it relates to issues of race, citizenship, and the meaning of democracy. The discussion of the ... More


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