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Bodies Politic: Negotiating Race in the American North, 1730-1830 / Edition 1
     

Bodies Politic: Negotiating Race in the American North, 1730-1830 / Edition 1

by John Wood Sweet
 

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ISBN-10: 0812219783

ISBN-13: 9780812219784

Pub. Date: 01/01/2007

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

"Sweet offers scholars a capacious history of race in the North and a primer for thinking about the relationship between 'cultures' and identities. . . . Bodies Politic is deeply researched and richly detailed."—William and Mary Quarterly

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"Sweet offers scholars a capacious history of race in the North and a primer for thinking about the relationship between 'cultures' and identities. . . . Bodies Politic is deeply researched and richly detailed."—William and Mary Quarterly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812219784
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: After Origins

PT. I. COMING TOGETHER
1. Common Ground
2. Negotiating Slavery
3. Strange Christians

PT. II. LIVING TOGETHER
4. Strange Flesh
5. Men of Arms
6. Negotiating Freedom

PT. III. MOVING APART
7. Conceiving Race
8. Manifest Destinies
9. Hard Scrabble

Epilogue: Democracy in America
Notes
A Note on Sources
Index

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