Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture

Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture

by Madeleine Dobie

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ISBN-13: 9780801476099
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 11/18/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 481,884
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Trading Places

Part I: East Meets West
1. Reorienting Slavery
2. Oriental Veneers
3. The "Fabric of Two Worlds"

Part II: Savages and Slaves
4. The Trope of Colonial Encounter
5. Slaves and the Noble Savage

Part III: Liberty, Equality, Economy
6. Colonial Political Economy
7. Economic Sentiments

Conclusion: Slavery and Postcolonial Memory

Appendix: The Colonies and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Literature
Works Cited
Index

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