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Author Shields, Johanna Nicol.
Title Freedom in a slave society [electronic resource] : stories from the antebellum South / Johanna Nicol Shields.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge studies on the American South.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Regarding a 'weird utopia'; Part I. The Origins of Individual Freedom: 2. Self-making in southwestern towns; 3. The domestic foundations of self-determination; 4. The voluntary bonds of friendship; Part II. Writing Freedom, with Slaves: 5. Southwestern histories for a divided market; 6. Slave characters and the problem of human nature; Part III. The Crisis of the Rising South: 7. Slavery and political trust; 8. Self-determination and slavery in conflict.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
American literature -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- Southern States -- Political and social views.
Politics and literature -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Whites -- Southern States -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century.
Liberty in literature.
Slavery in literature.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107013377 1107013372 (DLC) 2012003302
ISBN 1139516744 (electronic bk.)
9781139516747 (electronic bk.)
9781107013377 (hardback)
1107013372 (hardback)
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