"There Are No Slaves in France": The Political Culture of Race and Slavery in the Ancien Ri'Agime / Edition 1

by Sue Peabody
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195158660

ISBN-13: 9780195158663

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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

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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:
9780195158663
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.40(d)

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