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Imagining Transatlantic Slavery

Imagining Transatlantic Slavery
Imagining Transatlantic Slavery
A collection of new essays, Imagining Transatlantic Slavery offers the latest research and thinking on current debates about the representation – past and present – of transatlantic slavery. Building on the interest generated by the bicentenary in 2007–8 of the end of British and American involvement in the transatlantic slave trade, our volume is interdisciplinary, drawing on history, literature and museum and heritage studies.

Its focus is on the transatlantic nature of slavery and abolition, and the essays range from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Its distinguished contributors offer a critical view of the histories leading up to the defining decisions of 1807–08 and its complex legacies over the last two centuries. Essays on notable figures such as Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, Hannah More, Benjamin Flower, and William and Ellen Craft are juxtaposed with those on early Quaker writing and the use of photography in abolitionist discourse.

The last part of the book on 'Remembering and Forgetting' addresses debates surrounding the representation of slavery in drama, visual culture, museums and galleries, and appraises the importance of recent research to public understanding of slavery today.
9780230578203
Palgrave Macmillan
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Carey, Brycchan, Carretta, Vincent, Crisafulli, Lilla Maria, Elrod, Eileen Razzari, Hall, Catherine, Hamilton, Douglas, Kaplan, Cora, Millette, HollyGale, Oldfield, John, Morgan-Owens, Jessie, Wallace, Elizabeth Kowaleski and Wood, Marcus , Kaplan, Cora and Oldfield, John (eds.) (2010) Imagining Transatlantic Slavery , Basingstoke, GB. Palgrave Macmillan, 288pp.

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A collection of new essays, Imagining Transatlantic Slavery offers the latest research and thinking on current debates about the representation – past and present – of transatlantic slavery. Building on the interest generated by the bicentenary in 2007–8 of the end of British and American involvement in the transatlantic slave trade, our volume is interdisciplinary, drawing on history, literature and museum and heritage studies.

Its focus is on the transatlantic nature of slavery and abolition, and the essays range from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Its distinguished contributors offer a critical view of the histories leading up to the defining decisions of 1807–08 and its complex legacies over the last two centuries. Essays on notable figures such as Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, Hannah More, Benjamin Flower, and William and Ellen Craft are juxtaposed with those on early Quaker writing and the use of photography in abolitionist discourse.

The last part of the book on 'Remembering and Forgetting' addresses debates surrounding the representation of slavery in drama, visual culture, museums and galleries, and appraises the importance of recent research to public understanding of slavery today.

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Published date: 20 January 2010

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Local EPrints ID: 151555
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/151555
ISBN: 9780230578203
PURE UUID: 240be166-b52e-41a4-ad9f-847c20730a1f

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Date deposited: 11 May 2010 14:51
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:55

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Editor: Cora Kaplan
Editor: John Oldfield
Author: Brycchan Carey
Author: Vincent Carretta
Author: Lilla Maria Crisafulli
Author: Eileen Razzari Elrod
Author: Catherine Hall
Author: Douglas Hamilton
Author: Cora Kaplan
Author: HollyGale Millette
Author: John Oldfield
Author: Jessie Morgan-Owens
Author: Elizabeth Kowaleski Wallace
Author: Marcus Wood

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