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Author Tillet, Salamishah.
Title Sites of slavery [electronic resource] : citizenship and racial democracy in the post-civil rights imagination / Salamishah Tillet.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  E185.615 .T575 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 224 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : sites of slavery -- Freedom in a bondsmaid's arms : Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and the persistence of African-American memory -- The milder and more amusing phases of slavery : Uncle Tom's cabin and black satire -- A race of angels : (trans) nationalism, African-American tourism, and the slave forts -- What have we done to weigh so little on their scale : African American reparations and the moral economy of memory -- Epilogue the president's house, freedom, and slavery in the age of Obama
Subject African Americans -- Political activity.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 21st century.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States.
Related To Print version: Tillet, Salamishah. Sites of slavery. Durham : Duke University Press, 2012. 9780822352426 0822352427 9780822352617 0822352613 (DLC) 2011053371
ISBN 0822391864 (electronic bk.)
9780822391869 (electronic bk.)