CHAPTER: Nelson on Runaway Slave Ads in Canada

Charmaine A. Nelson, “‘Ran Away from Her Master…a Negroe Girl Named Thursday:’ Examining Evidence of Punishment, Isolation, and Trauma in Nova Scotia and Quebec Fugitive Slave Advertisements.” In Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law: Cruel and Unusual, edited by Amy Swiffen and Joshua Nichols. Routledge, 2017.

Nelson writes:

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Eliza on the Run

New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:

Finch Interviewed by Goldthree on Gender, Slavery, and the Archive in Cuba | @AAIHS

Reena Goldthree interviews Aisha Finch at AAIHS:

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EDITED: Saucier and Woods on Maroonage,  Antiblackness, and Black Studies

P. Khalil Saucier and Tryon P. Woods, eds. On Marroonage: Ethical Confrontations with Antiblackness. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2015.

via Africa World Press:

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Disunion at The New York Times

Launched in 2011, “Disunion revisits and reconsiders America’s most perilous period — using contemporary accounts, diaries, images and historical assessments to follow the Civil War as it unfolded.” The series ended in June of 2016. The full archive of posts is available at the New York Times website.

Posts that might be of interest:

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