The Horrible Gift of Freedom: Atlantic Slavery and the Representation of Emancipation (Race in the Atlantic World 1700-1900)

The Horrible Gift of Freedom: Atlantic Slavery and the Representation of Emancipation (Race in the Atlantic World 1700-1900)

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ISBN13: 9780820334271
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Why did imagery showing the very instant of the birth of black slave freedom invariably personify Liberty as a white woman? Where did the image of the enchained kneeling slave, ubiquitous in abolitionist visual culture on both sides of the Atlantic, come from? This book attempts to answer these questions.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 516
Item Height 33 mm
Item Width 155 mm
Item Weight 679 Gram
Product Dimensions 155 x 33 x 231
Publisher University of Georgia Press
Format Paperback | 516