Watching Slavery: Witness Texts and Travel Reports Joe Lockard

ISBN: 9780820495422

Published: February 5th 2008

Hardcover

213 pages


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Watching Slavery: Witness Texts and Travel Reports  by  Joe Lockard

Watching Slavery: Witness Texts and Travel Reports by Joe Lockard
February 5th 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 213 pages | ISBN: 9780820495422 | 5.62 Mb

How did witnesses of slavery relate their experiences and what effect did their reports have? This book examines travel accounts, fictions, poetry, and legal texts to analyze direct and indirect encounters with slavery in the antebellum UnitedMoreHow did witnesses of slavery relate their experiences and what effect did their reports have?

This book examines travel accounts, fictions, poetry, and legal texts to analyze direct and indirect encounters with slavery in the antebellum United States. It discusses the rhetorical politics of British and American, and black and white, observations of slavery. The discussion raises critical questions about the role of witness and its link with political action, both in antebellum and contemporary America.



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