Eudell, Demetrius Lynn.

The political languages of emancipation in the British Caribbean and the U.S. South / Demetrius L. Eudell. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002. - x, 238 p. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-225) and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1 The Song That Antislavery Sung:Abolition and the Great Transformation 23 -- 2 A Steady and Certain Command of Labour: Political Languages in the Immediate -- Postemancipation Anglo-Americas 41 -- 3 This Work of Civilization: The Secular, Evangelical Mission -- of the Special Magistrates and the Freedmen's Bureau Officials 67 -- 4 The Vexed Question of Original Unity: The Political Language of Race and the Politics of Emancipation l01 -- 5 Delusions of a False Canaan: On Morant Bay, Redemption, and -- the Incomplete Victory of Emancipation 131 -- Conclusion: The Paradox of Emancipation and the Limits of Abolitionist Thought 167 -- Notes 181 -- Bibliography 211 -- Index 227.

0807826804 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807853453 (pbk. : alk. paper)


Slaves--Emancipation--Southern States.
Slaves--Emancipation--West Indies, British.

HT1093 / .E93 2002

326/.8/0972909171241

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