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UnfreedomSlavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston

Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston

Jared Ross Hardesty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479816149
eISBN:
9781479869985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816149.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Unfreedom examines the lived experience of slaves in eighteenth-century Boston. Instead of relying on the traditional dichotomy of slavery and freedom, this book argues we should understand slavery ... More

Well MetRenaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Rachel Lee Rubin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Beginning with the chaotic communal moment of the Renaissance faire's founding and early development in the 1960s through its incorporation as a major “family friendly” leisure site in the 2000s, ... More

Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Shannon King

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Harlem of the early twentieth century was more than just the stage upon which black intellectuals, poets and novelists, and painters and jazz musicians created the New Negro Renaissance. It was ... More

Women in Early America

Women in Early America

Thomas A. Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of essays tells the fascinating stories of the myriad women who shaped the early modern North American world from the colonial era through the first years of the republic. In relating ... More

Words Made FleshNineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

R. A. R. Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

During the early nineteenth century, schools for the deaf appeared in the United States for the first time. These schools were committed to the use of sign language to educate deaf students. Manual ... More

Working the DiasporaThe Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Frederick C. Knight

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it ... More

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