Download e-book for iPad: Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in by John Craig Hammond,Matthew Mason

By John Craig Hammond,Matthew Mason

ISBN-10: 0813931053

ISBN-13: 9780813931050

ISBN-10: 0813933056

ISBN-13: 9780813933054

Recent scholarship on slavery and politics among 1776 and 1840 has
totally revised historians’ knowing of the matter of slavery in American politics.
Contesting Slavery builds at the better of that literature to reexamine the
politics of slavery in progressive the United States and the early republic.

The
unique essays accumulated right here research the progressive period and the early republic on their own
phrases to provide clean insights into the politics of slavery ahead of 1840. the gathering forces
historians to reconsider the a number of meanings of slavery and antislavery to a vast array of
americans, from unfastened and enslaved African american citizens to proslavery ideologues, from northern
farmers to northern lady reformers, from minor social gathering functionaries to political luminaries
equivalent to Henry Clay.

The essays additionally delineate the a number of methods slavery
sustained clash and consensus in neighborhood, neighborhood, and nationwide politics. within the end,
Contesting Slavery either establishes the abiding presence of slavery and
sectionalism in American political lifestyles and demanding situations historians’ long-standing
assumptions concerning the position, which means, and importance of slavery in American politics between
the progressive and antebellum eras.

Contributors:
Rachel wish Cleves, collage of Victoria * David F. Ericson, George Mason college *
John Craig Hammond, Penn nation college, New Kensington * Matthew Mason, Brigham Young
collage * Richard Newman, Rochester Institute of know-how * James Oakes, CUNY
Graduate heart * Peter S. Onuf, collage of Virginia * Robert G. Parkinson, Shepherd
college * Donald J. Ratcliffe, college of Oxford * Padraig Riley, Dalhousie
collage * Edward B. Rugemer, Yale college * Brian Schoen, Ohio collage *
Andrew Shankman, Rutgers college, Camden * George William Van Cleve, college of
Virginia * Eva Sheppard Wolf, San Francisco nation University

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