Mai sunt
00
00
00
00
X
Categorii:
inchide meniul
Proaspat scoase din tipar
Bestselleruri
L-V 08:00 - 20:00 0371.781.781

Archaeology of Northern Slavery and Freedom - James A Delle

0

477.09  Lei 530.1  Lei

sau 47709 de puncte. Detalii.

Livrare in 3-5 saptamani

Cod: BRT9780813056364

An aparitie: 2019

Autor: James A Delle

Categoria: American history

Editie: necartonata

Editie: cartonata

Editura: Eurospan

Format: 236 x 170 x 20 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 256



Adauga in wishlist

Trebuie sa fii logat

Transport Gratuit peste 90 de lei
Puncte de fidelitate
30 de Zile Drept de Retur
 

Investigating what life was like for African Americans north of the Mason-Dixon Line during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, James Delle presents the first overview of archaeological research on the topic in this book, debunking the notion that the "free" states of the Northeast truly offered freedom and safety for African Americans.

Excavations at cities including New York and Philadelphia reveal that slavery was a crucial part of the expansion of urban life as late as the 1840s. The case studies in this book also show that enslaved African-descended people frequently staffed suburban manor houses and agricultural plantations. Moreover, for free blacks, racist laws such as the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 limited the experience of freedom in the region. Delle explains how members of the African diaspora created rural communities of their own and worked in active resistance against the institution of slavery.

Delle shows that archaeology can challenge dominant historical narratives by recovering material artifacts that express the agency of their makers and users, many of whom were written out of the documentary record. Emphasizing that race-based slavery began in the Northeast and persisted there for nearly two centuries, this book corrects histories that have been whitewashed and forgotten.

A volume in the series the American Experience in Archaeological Perspective, edited by Michael S. Nassaney.

Livrarea se face din stoc din depozitul de carte Libris, in zilele lucratoare. Transportul este gratuit prin curier rapid, oriunde in Romania, pentru orice comanda de minimum 90 de lei. Pentru orice solicitare apelati call center-ul Libris de luni pana vineri intre orele 8-20.


sus
Feedback Wishlist