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Title Contesting slavery : the politics of bondage and freedom in the new American nation / edited by John Craig Hammond and Matthew Mason.
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.
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 Floor2  E446 .C71 2011    DUE 11-07-13 BILLED
Description xvii, 313 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Slavery, sectionalism, and politics in the early American republic / John Craig Hammond, Matthew Mason -- Necessary but not sufficient : revolutionary ideology and antislavery action in the early republic / Matthew Mason -- Early free-labor thought and the contest over slavery in the early Republic / Eva Sheppard Wolf -- "Manifest signs of passion" : the first federal congress, antislavery, and legacies of the Revolutionary War / Robert G. Parkinson -- "Good communications corrects bad manners" : the Banneker-Jefferson dialogue and the project of white uplift / Richard Newman -- Caribbean slave revolts and the origins of the gag rule : a contest between abolitionism and democracy, 1797-1835 / Edward B. Rugemer --
Founding a slaveholders' union, 1770-1797 / George William Van Cleve -- "Uncontrollable necessity" : the local politics, geopolitics, and sectional politics of slavery expansion / John Craig Hammond -- Positive goods and necessary evils : commerce, security, and slavery in the lower south, 1787-1837 / Brian Schoen -- Slave smugglers, slave catchers, and slave rebels : slavery and American state development, 1787-1842 / David F. Ericson -- "Hurtful to the state" : the political morality of Federalist antislavery / Rachel Hope Cleves -- Slavery and the problem of democracy in Jeffersonian America / Padraig Riley -- Neither infinite wretchedness nor positive good : Mathew Carey and Henry Clay on political economy and slavery during the long 1820s / Andrew Shankman -- The decline of antislavery politics, 1815-1840 / Donald J. Ratcliffe -- Conflict vs. racial consensus in the story of antislavery politics / James Oakes.
Subject Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- 18th century.
Sectionalism (United States) -- History -- 19th century.
Related Names Hammond, John Craig, 1974-
Mason, Matthew, 1968-
ISBN 0813931053 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780813931050 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780813931173 (e-book)
0813931177 (e-book)
OCLC number 664450740