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The Racialization of Labor in Early Nineteenth-Century Upstate New York: Archaeology at the Rose Hill Quarter Site, Geneva, New York

James A. Delle and Kristen R. Fellows

in The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

A little-remembered migration of southern families moving into the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York took place in the early nineteenth century. Rose Hill, a Piedmont-style wheat plantation ... More


Neon Wasteland: On Love, Motherhood, and Sex Work in a Rust Belt Town

Susan Dewey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266902
eISBN:
9780520948310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266902.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the lives of five topless dancers in the economically devastated “rust belt” of upstate New York. With insight and empathy, the book shows how these women negotiate their lives as ... More


The Amendment Assessed

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Nine explores the range of opinion among Republicans in the US House in early 1861. Hard-liners led by Thaddeus Stevens and Owen Lovejoy disavowed all intention of attacking slavery in the ... More


New England, the Nineteenth Century

in Sanctuary in the Wilderness: A Critical Introduction to American Hebrew Poetry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762939
eISBN:
9780804779104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762939.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter explores American Hebrew poets' idealization of life in the farms and villages of New England and upstate New York. The poets were drawn to the subject of rural life in the hope of ... More


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