There Are No Slaves in France: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancient Regime

There Are No Slaves in France: The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancient Regime

by Sue Peabody
     
 
There Are No Slaves in France examines the paradoxical emergence of political antislavery and institutional racism in the century prior to the French Revolution. Sue Peabody shows how the political culture of late Bourbon France created ample opportunities for contestation over the meaning of freedom. Based on various archival sources, this work will be of

Overview

There Are No Slaves in France examines the paradoxical emergence of political antislavery and institutional racism in the century prior to the French Revolution. Sue Peabody shows how the political culture of late Bourbon France created ample opportunities for contestation over the meaning of freedom. Based on various archival sources, this work will be of interest not only to historians of slavery and France, but to scholars interested in the emergence of modern culture in the Atlantic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195356298
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/24/1996
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
755 KB

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Washington State University

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