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The Press and Slavery in America, 1791-1859: The Melancholy Effect of Popular Excitement

Brian Gabrial
Format
Book
Published
Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9781611176032, 1611176034, 9781611176049
Contents
  • Racism and slavery in America
  • The press and slave troubles in America
  • Haiti in 1791, Gabriel Prosser's 1800 conspiracy, and the 1811 German coast slave revolt
  • Denmark Vesey's 1822 conspiracy and Nat Turner's 1831 slave revolt
  • Slavery, the press, and America's transformation, 1831-59
  • John Brown's "Greatest or principal object"
  • From madman to martyr : John Brown's transformation in the northern antislavery press
  • Media discourses about slavery
  • Dealing with slavery's enemies
  • A racial panic
  • Maintaining slavery
  • Slavery divides the nation
  • Slavery's immorality and destruction of civil liberties
  • Slavery destroys freedom of the press
  • The press and slavery's legacy.
Description
xvii, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index.
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