BOOK: Scott and Hébrard on Rosalie de Nación Poulard
Jean M. Hébrard / Rebecca Scott

BOOK: Scott and Hébrard on Rosalie de Nación Poulard

Scott, Rebecca J, and Jean M Hébrard. Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2012. via Harvard University Press: “Around 1785, a woman was taken from her home in Senegambia and sent to Saint-Domingue in the Caribbean. Those who enslaved her there named her Rosalie. Her later … Continue reading

BOOK: Ball on the Black Middle Class in the Antebellum North
Erica L. Ball

BOOK: Ball on the Black Middle Class in the Antebellum North

Erica L. Ball, To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class. University of Georgia Press, 2013. via UGA Press: “In this study of antebellum African American print culture in transnational perspective, Erica L. Ball explores the relationship between antislavery discourse and the emergence of the northern black middle class. Continue reading

Online Now! “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)
Jessica Marie Johnson

Online Now! “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)

Originally posted on Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog:
VERY EXCITED to announce this…. My journal article, “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans: Kinship and Race in the Case of María Teresa v. Perine Dauphine,” is in the next issue of Slavery & Abolition…and it is LIVE online RIGHT NOW at Taylor & Francis. Jessica…

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World
Bryan Sinche / Charlotte Carrington / Christian Crouch / Christopher Albi / Edward E. Andrews / Emma Christopher / Jeffrey A. Fortin / Kevin Dawson / Laura Chiemlewski / Mariana P. Candido / Mark Meuwese / Omar H. Ali / Sandra Rebok

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World

Mark Meuwese and Jeffrey A. Fortin, eds. Atlantic Biographies: Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World. Leiden: BRILL, 2013. via BRILL: Continue reading

Joan W. Peters

WEB/SOURCE: Joan Peters’ Slave and Free Negro Records Digitized

via Prince William County, Virginia Digital Library “The latest addition to our Digital Library is Joan W. Peters’ work, Slave and Free Negro Records from the Prince William County Court Minute and Order Books, 1752-1763, 1766-1769, 1804-1806, 1812-1814, 1833-1865 (Broad Run, Va.: Albemarle Research, 1996). Click on the following link http://eservice.pwcgov.org/library/digitalLibrary/index.htm and find it under … Continue reading

BOOK: Clark on Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic
Emily Clark

BOOK: Clark on Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic

Emily Clark. The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. via University of North Carolina Press: Exotic, seductive, and doomed: the antebellum mixed-race free woman of color has long operated as a metaphor for New Orleans. Commonly known as … Continue reading