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Author Phan, Hoang Gia.
Title Bonds of citizenship [electronic resource] : law and the labors of emancipation / Hoang Gia Phan.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "A man from another country" -- citizenship and the bonds of labor -- Bound by law: apprenticeship and the culture of 'free' labor -- Civic virtues: narrative form and the trial of character in early America -- Fugitive bonds: contract and the culture of constitutionalism -- Hereditary bondsman: Frederick Douglass and the spirit of the law -- "If man will strike": Moby Dick and the letter of the law -- Conclusion: the labors of emancipation -- founded law and freedom defined.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Citizenship -- United States -- Philosophy.
Citizenship -- United States -- History.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Indentured servants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Social structure -- United States -- History.
Slavery in literature.
Citizenship in literature.
Master and servant in literature.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780814738474 0814738478 9780814771709 081477170X 0814738931 9780814771921 0814771920 (DLC) 2012035343
ISBN 0814738931 (electronic bk.)
9780814738931 (electronic bk.)
9780814738474 (cl : alk. paper)
0814738478 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814771709 (pb : alk. paper)
081477170X (pb : alk. paper)
9780814771921 (e)
0814771920 (e)
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