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The Resource Black townsmen : urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas, Mariana L.R. Dantas, (electronic book)

Black townsmen : urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas, Mariana L.R. Dantas, (electronic book)

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Black townsmen : urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas
Title
Black townsmen
Title remainder
urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas
Statement of responsibility
Mariana L.R. Dantas
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is an innovative comparative study of persons of African origin and descent in two urban environments of the early modern Atlantic world. The author follows these men and women as they struggle with slavery, negotiations of manumission, and efforts to adapt to a life in freedom
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Dantas, Mariana L. R
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The Americas in the early modern Atlantic world
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  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • Blacks
  • Slaves
  • Freedmen
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Black townsmen : urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas, Mariana L.R. Dantas, (electronic book)
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Contents
Abstract -- Introduction -- Shaping Urban Space in Eighteenth-Century Minas Gerais and Maryland -- The Slave Population in Baltimore and Sabara -- The Urban Slave Labor Force -- Manumission Practices and the Negotiation of Slave Labor -- The Rise of the Free Urban Population and Labor Force of African Origin and Descent -- Free Townspeople of African Origin and Descent -- Conclusion
Control code
9780230611115
Extent
4296 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9780230611115
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remote
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Adobe Ebook Reader
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PDF
Label
Black townsmen : urban slavery and freedom in the eighteenth-century Americas, Mariana L.R. Dantas, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
Abstract -- Introduction -- Shaping Urban Space in Eighteenth-Century Minas Gerais and Maryland -- The Slave Population in Baltimore and Sabara -- The Urban Slave Labor Force -- Manumission Practices and the Negotiation of Slave Labor -- The Rise of the Free Urban Population and Labor Force of African Origin and Descent -- Free Townspeople of African Origin and Descent -- Conclusion
Control code
9780230611115
Extent
4296 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9780230611115
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Adobe Ebook Reader
Type of computer file
PDF

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