Celia A Slave

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  • Author : Melton A. Mclaurin
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 9780380803361
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Celia A Slave

Celia  A Slave
  • Author : Melton A. Mclaurin
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Release : 01 February 1999
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Celia was an ordinary slave--until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution."

Celia a Slave

Celia  a Slave
  • Author : Melton Alonza McLaurin
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 06 July 1991
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Recounts the story of Celia, a slave in antebellum Missouri who killed her master after five years of sexual abuse at his hands and was later found guilty of murder and hanged

Celia a Slave

Celia  a Slave
  • Author : Melton A. McLaurin
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 15 December 2021
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Originally published in 1991, Celia, a Slave illuminates the moral dilemmas that lie at the heart of a slaveholding society by telling the story of a young slave who was sexually exploited by her enslaver and ultimately executed for his murder. Melton A. McLaurin uses Celia’s story to reveal the tensions that strained the fabric of antebellum southern society by focusing on the role of gender and the manner in which the legal system was used to justify slavery. An

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  • Author : Paul H. Robinson,Sarah M. Robinson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 12 August 2022
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This coursebook offers an exciting new approach to teaching criminal law to graduate and undergraduate students, and indeed to the general public. Each well-organized and student-friendly chapter offers historical context, tells the story of a principal historic case, provides a modern case that contrasts with the historic, explains the legal issue at the heart of both cases, includes a unique mapping feature describing the range of positions on the issue among the states today, examines a key policy question on

Celia a Slave

Celia  a Slave
  • Author : Barbara Seyda
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 23 August 2016
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The winner of the 2015 Yale Drama Series playwriting competition was selected by Nicholas Wright, former Associate Director of London’s Royal Court. Barbara Seyda’s stunningly theatrical Celia, a Slave is a vivid tableau of interviews with the dead that interweaves oral histories with official archival records. Powerful, poetic, and stylistically bold, this work foregrounds twenty-three diverse characters to recall the events that led to the hanging of nineteen-year-old Celia, an African American slave convicted in a Missouri court of

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Scenes of Subjection
  • Author : Saidiya V. Hartman,Assistant Professor Department of African American Studies Saidiya V Hartman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 06 July 1997
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In the tradition of Eric Lott's award-winning Love and Theft, Hartman's new book shows how the violence of captivity and enslavement was embodied in many of the performance practices that grew from, and about, slave culture in antebellum America. Using tools from anthropology and history aswell as literary criticism, she examines a wealth of material, including songs, dance, stories, diaries, narratives, and journals to provide new insights into a range of issues. She looks particularly at the presentations of slavery

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Missouri s Black Heritage
  • Author : Lorenzo Johnston Greene,Gary R. Kremer,Antonio Frederick Holland,Lorenzo J. Greene
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release : 06 July 1993
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Originally written in 1980 by the late Lorenzo J. Greene, Gary R. Kremer, and Antonio F. Holland, Missouri's Black Heritage remains the only book-length account of the rich and inspiring history of the state's African-American population. It has now been revised and updated by Kremer and Holland, incorporating the latest scholarship into its pages. This edition describes in detail the struggles faced by many courageous African-Americans in their efforts to achieve full civil and political rights against the greatest of odds.

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  • Author : Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 November 2020
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She Took Justice: The Black Woman, Law, and Power – 1619 to 1969 proves that The Black Woman liberated herself. Readers go on a journey from the invasion of Africa into the Colonial period and the Civil Rights Movement. The Black Woman reveals power, from Queen Nzingha to Shirley Chisholm. In She Took Justice, we see centuries of courage in the face of racial prejudice and gender oppression. We gain insight into American history through The Black Woman's fight against race laws, especially

Women in American History A Social Political and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection 4 volumes

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  • Author : Peg A. Lamphier,Rosanne Welch
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 23 January 2017
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This four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women's contributions to American history and culture, empowering all students by demonstrating a more populist approach to the past. • Provides significantly more detail than typical reference works on women's history and culture, enabling readers to better appreciate the contributions of women of all socio-cultural statuses • Covers the astounding range of American women's experience, including women of various economic and racial statuses, religious affiliations, political and ideological identifications, and sexualities • Includes a

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  • Author : Annette Gordon-Reed
  • Publisher : Viewpoints on American Culture
  • Release : 06 July 2022
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This collection of 12 original essays brings together two themes of American culture - law and race. Cases discussed include Amistad, Dred Scott, Regents v. Bakke and O.J. Simpson.

Encyclopedia of Race and Crime

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  • Author : Helen Taylor Greene,Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 14 April 2009
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"The organization of the reader's guide—especially the groupings of landmark cases, race riots, and criminology theories—is impressive ... Other related titles lack the breadth, detail, and accessibility of this work ... Recommended for all libraries; essential for comprehensive social studies collections." —Library Journal As seen almost daily on local and national news, race historically and presently figures prominently in crime and justice reporting within the United States, in the areas of hate crimes, racial profiling, sentencing disparities, wrongful convictions, felon

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Death of an Overseer
  • Author : Michael Wayne
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 08 March 2001
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In May of 1857, the body of Duncan Skinner was found in a strip of woods along the edge of the plantation near Natchez, Mississippi, where he worked as an overseer. Although a coroner's jury initially ruled his death to be accidental, an investigation organized by planters from the community concluded that he had been murdered by three slaves acting under instructions from John McCallin, an Irish carpenter. Now, almost a century and a half later, Michael Wayne has reopened the

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  • Author : Junius P. Rodriguez
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 06 July 2022
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Slaves fought against their subhuman treatment in a myriad of ways, from passive resistance to armed insurrection. This encyclopedia details how slaves struggled against their bondage, highlights key revolts, and delves into important cultural and religious ideas that nurtured and fed slaves' hunger for freedom.