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From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World
     

From Slavery to Emancipation in the Atlantic World

by Sylvia R. Frey (Editor)
 

Beautiful and serene Venice is a city almost devoid of crime. But that is little comfort to Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor whose intermission refreshment comes one night with a little something extra in it-cyanide. For Guido Brunetti, vice-commissario of police and detective genius, finding a suspect isn't a problem; narrowing the large and

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Beautiful and serene Venice is a city almost devoid of crime. But that is little comfort to Maestro Helmut Wellauer, a world-renowned conductor whose intermission refreshment comes one night with a little something extra in it-cyanide. For Guido Brunetti, vice-commissario of police and detective genius, finding a suspect isn't a problem; narrowing the large and unconventional group of enemies down to one is. As the suave and pithy Brunetti pieces together clues, a shocking picture of depravity and revenge emerges, leaving him torn between what is and what should be right — and questioning what the law can do, and what needs to be done.

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Examines the effects of slavery and emancipation on race, class, and gender in societies of the American South, the Caribbean, Latin America, and West Africa, looking at moral as well as political dimensions. Discusses what slavery has to teach us about patterns of adjustment and change, black identity, and the extent to which enslaved peoples succeeded in creating a dynamic world of interaction within the Americas. This group of studies first appeared as a special issue of , vol. 20, no. 1, April 1999. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780714680255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/1999
Series:
Slavery and Emancipation
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.43(d)

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