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Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Imagination

Salamishah Tillet
Format
Book
Published
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822352426 (cloth : alk. paper), 0822352427 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780822352617 (pbk. : alk. paper), 0822352613 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Peculiar citizenships
  • 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 : mnemonic restitution and the aesthetics of racial reparations
  • Epilogue: The president's house, freedom, and slavery in the age of Obama.
Description
xvi, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-216) and index.
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