BLOGROLL/ARTICLES: Sinha’s Editor’s Note for June 2018 Journal of the Civil War Era on Abolitionism

Manisha Sinha writes:

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EDITED: Rogers and Lesueur on Manumission and Slavery in Europe and the Americas

New edited volume by Dominique Rogers and Boris Lesueur, via Karthala:

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BOOK: Mauvois on Fugitive Slaves of Martinique

Bernard Mauvois, Les marrons de la mer: évasions d’esclaves de la Martinique vers les îles de la Caraïbe (1833-1848) (Karthala, 2017).

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BLOGROLL: Two Visions of Abolition and Emancipation #OAH18

Evan Turïano reports on #OAH2018 panels, including the “State of the Field: Abolition and Emancipation” for Muster:

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BOOK: Flory on Slavery, l’Engagisme and Rachetés in the French Caribbean | Karthala

Céline Flory, De l esclavage à la liberté forcée. Histoire des travailleurs africains engagés dans la Caraïbe française au XIXe siècle (Paris: Karthala, 2015).

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ARTICLE: Saillant on Funeral Ceremonies in the Sea Islands

John Saillant, “‘All Is for the Wind:” Notes on Funeral and Baptism Ceremonies on a Georgia Sea Island, c. 1868–1887,” Journal of Southern Religion (19) (2017): jsreligion.org/vol19/saillant

Saillant writes:

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BOOK: Carrasquillo on Race and Citizenship in Puerto Rico

Rosa E. Carrasquillo, Our Landless Patria: Marginal Citizenship and Race in Caguas, Puerto Rico, 1880-1910. U of Nebraska Press, 2006.

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BOOK: Miles on the African-Indigenous Ties That Bind

Tiya Miles, Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

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AUDIO: LeFlouria on How the convict labor of Black women built the new South

Historian Talitha LeFlouria examines the incarcerated labor of Black women in Reconstruction-era Georgia – work that rebuilt the South’s infrastructure and industrial economy under brutal conditions, enabled by the social language and legal mechanisms around Black lives that persist in America’s modern mass incarceration complex.

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