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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

2009

African History

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Anthony Burns And The North-South Dialogue On Slavery, Liberty, Race, And The American Revolution, Gordon S. Barker Jan 2009

Anthony Burns And The North-South Dialogue On Slavery, Liberty, Race, And The American Revolution, Gordon S. Barker

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Revisiting the Anthony Burns drama in 1854, the last fugitive slave crisis in Boston, I argue that traditional historical interpretations emphasizing an antislavery groundswell in the North mask the confusion, chaos, ethnic and class tensions, and racial division in the Bay city and also treat Virginia's most famous fugitive slave as an object rather than the Revolutionary and advocate for equal rights that he was. I contend that it was far from clear that antislavery beliefs were on the rise in midcentury Boston. I show that antislavery views had to compete with other less noble, sometimes racist, sentiments and ...


"The Brownies' Book": An Open Window To Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood, Regina Ann Clark Jan 2009

"The Brownies' Book": An Open Window To Early Twentieth-Century African American Childhood, Regina Ann Clark

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No abstract provided.


Bottomless Pits: The Decline Of Subfloor Pits And Rise Of African American Consumerism In Virginia, Danny Brad Hatch Jan 2009

Bottomless Pits: The Decline Of Subfloor Pits And Rise Of African American Consumerism In Virginia, Danny Brad Hatch

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No abstract provided.


Sarah's Song: How Folk Music Shattered Slaveholding Ideology In Antebellum Alabama, Charles Allen Wallace Jan 2009

Sarah's Song: How Folk Music Shattered Slaveholding Ideology In Antebellum Alabama, Charles Allen Wallace

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No abstract provided.


An Outsider's View: British Travel Writers And Representations Of Slavery In South Africa And The West Indies: 1795-1838, Benjamin Joseph Hurwitz Jan 2009

An Outsider's View: British Travel Writers And Representations Of Slavery In South Africa And The West Indies: 1795-1838, Benjamin Joseph Hurwitz

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No abstract provided.


Next To The Man, And Not Forgotten: Gay Mcdougall And The Southern Africa Project Of The Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, 1963-1994, Myra Ann Houser Jan 2009

Next To The Man, And Not Forgotten: Gay Mcdougall And The Southern Africa Project Of The Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, 1963-1994, Myra Ann Houser

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No abstract provided.


Agrarian Reform And The Slave System: A Case Study Of James Galt's Point Of Fork Plantation, 1835-1865, Stephen John Legawiec Jan 2009

Agrarian Reform And The Slave System: A Case Study Of James Galt's Point Of Fork Plantation, 1835-1865, Stephen John Legawiec

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No abstract provided.


Afro-Barbadian Healthcare During The Emancipation Era, Kathleen Elizabeth Mocklin Jan 2009

Afro-Barbadian Healthcare During The Emancipation Era, Kathleen Elizabeth Mocklin

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No abstract provided.