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‘Adventure in a Wigwam’: Henry Bibb’s Account of Slavery among the Cherokees in Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave (1849)

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter is an exploration of the representation of African American slavery among the Cherokees in Indian Territory in the 1840s. It is based upon an analysis of Henry Bibb’s Narrative of the Life...

Nominal Slavery, Free People of Colour and Enslavement Requests: Slavery and Freedom at the ‘Edges’ of the Regime in the Antebellum South

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1856, Virginia became the first Southern state to formalize legislation on so called ‘ voluntary slavery’ (the term is contentious), in keeping with its reputation as a torchbearer for laws about enslavement. Before this time...

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Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...This book is about food and aviation. What may seem at first glance like a niche topic is in fact a universal one. Many people have sampled airline food, and many have derided it. But while most people recognize the role of air travel...

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Sven Beckert

Sven Beckert is Professor of American History at Harvard University, USA, where he teaches the history of the United States and global history. His most recent book is Empire of Cotton: A Global History (2014), which won the 2015 Bancroft Prize and was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dominic Sachsenmaier

Dominic Sachsenmaier is Professor of Modern China with a Special Emphasis on Global Historical Perspectives at Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany. In the past, he held faculty positions at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany and Duke University, USA as well as the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. His main research interests are Chinese and global history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Global history seems to be everywhere. Wherever you look—the course offerings of history departments, the catalogues of publishers, the programs of history conferences—the words “global history” appear. You can sign up for a lecture course...

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Steven Sarson

Steven Sarson is Professor of American Civilisation at Jean Moulin University, France. He is the author of The Tobacco-Plantation South and the Early American Atlantic World (2013); British America: Creating Colonies, Imagining an Empire (2015) and numerous articles, and is the co-editor of The American Colonies and the British Empire (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barack Obama : American Historian

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A more perfect union Barack Obama announced his arrival on the American national...

Ronald Reagan

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...First inaugural speech, 20 January 1981 In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we’ve been tempted to believe that society...

The World History Project: Global History in the North American Context

Global History, Globally : Research and Practice around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...North America was not the birthplace of global approaches to the past, but it has offered a fertile environment for global historical approaches of several distinctive species. Indeed, since the 1960s and especially since the 1980s, North...

To ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’: Unmasking the Meaning of Maternalism in Colonial South Carolina

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1745, Eliza Lucas Pinckney drew up a series of resolutions among which she promised to ‘make a good wife to my dear Husband’, to ‘be a good Mother to my children’ and to ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’. She further vowed to treat...

‘Revolutionary Advancement’: The science behind food by air

Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Recollections of the food of the ‘golden age’ of flying are often rose-tinted, based around the abundance of food and drink. This promise of abundant consumption was a distinctly American theme, bound up with the cultural, economic...

The Affective Dimension

Philosophy of History : Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...For some years now theorists and philosophers of history have shown great interest in history’s affective dimension: a concern that is at the centre of Frank Ankersmit’s Sublime Historical Experience (Ankersmit 2005) and has been taken up...