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Product Description: This study in the language of Roman imperialism provides a provocative new perspective on the Roman imperial project. It highlights the prominence of the language of mastery and slavery in Roman descriptions of the conquest and subjection of the provinces...read more

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9781107026018 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 8, 2013, cover price $104.99 | About this edition: This study in the language of Roman imperialism provides a provocative new perspective on the Roman imperial project.

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9781107674448 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: This study in the language of Roman imperialism provides a provocative new perspective on the Roman imperial project.

The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significance of slavery in American literature from the eighteenth century to the present day. In addition to stressing how central slavery has been to the study of American culture, this Companion provides students with a broad introduction to an impressive range of authors including Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Toni Morrison. Accessible to students and academics alike, this Companion surveys the critical landscape of a major field and lays the foundations for future studies.
By Ezra Tawil (editor)

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9781107048768 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2016, cover price $89.99

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9781107625983 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significance of slavery in American literature from the eighteenth century to the present day.

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Product Description: In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M. Wheelock shows how black antislavery writers were able to counteract ideologies of white supremacy while fostering a sense of racial community and identity...read more

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9780813937984 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $69.50 | About this edition: In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M.

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9780813937991 | Univ of Virginia Pr, December 8, 2015, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: In an interdisciplinary study of black intellectual history at the dawn of the nineteenth century, Stefan M.

Product Description: Slavery is a recurring motif in the writings of Fred DAguiar, John Hearne and Caryl Phillips. They narrate the fates of silenced victims who share the traumatic experience of racial violence even if otherwise separated through time, space, and gender.

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9789004308145, titled "Facing Diasporic Trauma: Self-Representation in the Writings of John Hearne, Caryl Phillips, and Fred D’Aguiar" | Rodopi Bv Editions, November 13, 2015, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: Slavery is a recurring motif in the writings of Fred DAguiar, John Hearne and Caryl Phillips.

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Product Description: Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature   In Bound to Respect: Antebellum Narratives of Black Imprisonment, Servitude, and Bondage, 1816–1861, Keith Michael Green examines key texts that illuminate forms of black bondage and captivity that existed within and alongside slavery...read more

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9780817318833 | Univ of Alabama Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature   In Bound to Respect: Antebellum Narratives of Black Imprisonment, Servitude, and Bondage, 1816–1861, Keith Michael Green examines key texts that illuminate forms of black bondage and captivity that existed within and alongside slavery.

Product Description: Harriet Beecher Stowes popular book Uncle Toms Cabin had a huge effect on the abolitionist movement. Learn more in this book complete with timeline, primary sources, photographs, and excerpts from the time period.

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9781502605283 | Cavendish Square, August 1, 2015, cover price $34.21 | About this edition: Harriet Beecher Stowes popular book Uncle Toms Cabin had a huge effect on the abolitionist movement.

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Product Description: Slavery is a recurring subject in works by the contemporary black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar, yet their return to this past arises from an urgent need to understand the racial anxieties of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Britain...read more

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9780719082757 | Manchester Univ Pr, September 15, 2011, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Slavery is a recurring subject in works by the contemporary black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar, yet their return to this past arises from an urgent need to understand the racial anxieties of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Britain.

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9780719097645 | Manchester Univ Pr, July 1, 2015, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Slavery is a recurring subject in works by the contemporary black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar, yet their return to this past arises from an urgent need to understand the racial anxieties of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Britain.

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Product Description: This book studies literary and visual representations of the many and diverse forms of slavery in Britain produced by globalisation since the early 1990s. It focuses on a wide range of works, from Ruth Rendell's pioneering crime novel Simisola through to the many authors who concentrated on Britain's new slaves in the first decade of the twenty-first century...read more

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9780719096433 | Manchester Univ Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book studies literary and visual representations of the many and diverse forms of slavery in Britain produced by globalisation since the early 1990s.

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9780382242632, titled "The Israelites" | Silver Burdett Pr, March 1, 1990, cover price $11.00 | also contains The Israelites | About this edition: Explores Jewish life and culture in ancient Israel.

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Product Description: Slavery appears as a figurative construct during the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, and again in the American and French revolutions, when radicals represent their treatment as a form of political slavery. What, if anything, does figurative, political slavery have to do with transatlantic slavery? In Arbitrary Rule, Mary Nyquist explores connections between political and chattel slavery by excavating the tradition of Western political thought that justifies actively opposing tyranny...read more

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9780226015538 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 10, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Slavery appears as a figurative construct during the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, and again in the American and French revolutions, when radicals represent their treatment as a form of political slavery.

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9780226271798 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, February 24, 2015), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Slavery appears as a figurative construct during the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth century, and again in the American and French revolutions, when radicals represent their treatment as a form of political slavery.

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Product Description: In contrast to the prevailing scholarly consensus that understands sentimentality to be grounded on a logic of love and sympathy, Apocalyptic Sentimentalism demonstrates that in order for sentimentality to work as an antislavery engine, it needed to be linked to its seeming opposite―fear, especially the fear of God’s wrath...read more

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9780820339481 | Univ of Georgia Pr, January 15, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: In contrast to the prevailing scholarly consensus that understands sentimentality to be grounded on a logic of love and sympathy, Apocalyptic Sentimentalism demonstrates that in order for sentimentality to work as an antislavery engine, it needed to be linked to its seeming opposite―fear, especially the fear of God’s wrath.

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9780345327307, titled "How to Get People to Do Things" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, July 1, 1996), cover price $5.99 | also contains How to Get People to Do Things | About this edition: Why have so many people all over the world taken Robert Conklin's Adventures in Attitudes seminars?

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Product Description: Geography played a key role in Britain's long national debate over slavery. Writers on both sides of the question represented the sites of slavery - Africa, the Caribbean, and the British Isles - as fully imagined places and the basis for a pro- or anti-slavery political agenda...read more

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9781107079342 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 27, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Geography played a key role in Britain's long national debate over slavery.

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Product Description: Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves brings to life the unique contribution by French women during the early nineteenth century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery. The book enriches our understanding of French and Atlantic history in the revolutionary and postrevolutionary years when Haiti was menaced with the re-establishment of slavery and when class, race, and gender identities were being renegotiated...read more

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9781846318467 | Liverpool Univ Pr, February 15, 2013, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves brings to life the unique contribution by French women during the early nineteenth century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery.

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9781781381137 | Liverpool Univ Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves brings to life the unique contribution by French women during the early nineteenth century, a key period in the history of colonialism and slavery.

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Product Description: Slavery is a central feature of American history, one with which the nation still has not come fully to terms. In this book, that seminal topic is examined in a fresh way—through literature. Organized chronologically to show evolving attitudes toward American slavery in the 19th century, the work focuses on four key 19th-century texts that are frequently taught, using them as a gateway for understanding this critical period and why slavery had to be destroyed if the Union was to be maintained...read more

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9781610696470 | Greenwood Pub Group, November 25, 2014, cover price $58.00 | About this edition: Slavery is a central feature of American history, one with which the nation still has not come fully to terms.

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Product Description: It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics--existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life. But to the contrary, Slavery and the Culture of Taste demonstrates that these two areas of modernity were surprisingly entwined...read more

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9780691140667 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 2011, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics--existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life.

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9780691160979 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, April 27, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics--existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life.

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Product Description: Appalled and paralyzed. Abandoned and betrayed. Cowed and bowed. Thus did Frederick Douglass describe the North in the wake of the compromise measures of 1850 that seemed to enshrine concessions to slavery permanently into the American political system...read more

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9781611493832 | Univ of Delaware Pr, March 22, 2012, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Appalled and paralyzed.

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9781611495027 | Reprint edition (Univ of Delaware Pr, March 18, 2014), cover price $36.99 | About this edition: Appalled and paralyzed.

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Product Description: From Shakespeare to Obama discusses language, slavery, and place from the Portuguese enslavement of African people, through slavery in Shakespeare's plays, to President Obama's 2012 speech on "modern slavery." Balancing close reading with context, this expansive book offers new insight into questions of otherness, rhetoric, and stereotyping...read more

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9781137375810, titled "From Shakespeare to Obama: A Study in Language, Slavery and Place" | Palgrave Macmillan, December 18, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: From Shakespeare to Obama discusses language, slavery, and place from the Portuguese enslavement of African people, through slavery in Shakespeare's plays, to President Obama's 2012 speech on "modern slavery.

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Product Description: How did slavery and race impact American literature in the nineteenth century? In this ambitious book, Michael T. Gilmore argues that they were the carriers of linguistic restriction, and writers from Frederick Douglass to Stephen Crane wrestled with the demands for silence and circumspection that accompanied the antebellum fear of disunion and the postwar reconciliation between the North and South...read more

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9780226101699 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 6, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: How did slavery and race impact American literature in the nineteenth century?
9780312031596, titled "Deconstruction II" | John Wiley & Son Ltd, October 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | also contains Deconstruction II | About this edition: An Architectural Digest profile addressing the question: Is deconstructionist architecture possible?

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Product Description: In this first interdisciplinary study of all nine of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison's novels, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber investigates how the communal and personal trauma of slavery embedded in the bodies and minds of its victims lives on through successive generations of African Americans...read more

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9780807154489 | Reprint edition (Louisiana State Univ Pr, August 19, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this first interdisciplinary study of all nine of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison's novels, Evelyn Jaffe Schreiber investigates how the communal and personal trauma of slavery embedded in the bodies and minds of its victims lives on through successive generations of African Americans.

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Product Description: Manhood Enslaved reconstructs the lives of three male captives to bring greater intellectual and historical clarity to the muted lives of enslaved peoples in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century central New Jersey, where blacks were held in bondage for nearly two centuries...read more

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9781580463935 | Univ of Rochester Pr, November 15, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Manhood Enslaved reconstructs the lives of three male captives to bring greater intellectual and historical clarity to the muted lives of enslaved peoples in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century central New Jersey, where blacks were held in bondage for nearly two centuries.

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9781580464352 | Reprint edition (Univ of Rochester Pr, August 1, 2013), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Manhood Enslaved reconstructs the lives of three male captives to bring greater intellectual and historical clarity to the muted lives of enslaved peoples in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century central New Jersey, where blacks were held in bondage for nearly two centuries.

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Product Description: Long seen by writers as a vital political force of the nation, children's literature has been an important means not only of mythologising a certain racialised past but also, because of its intended audience, of promoting a specific racialised future...read more

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9780300029574, titled "Suing Government: Citizen Remedies for Official Wrongs" | Yale Univ Pr, May 1, 1983, cover price $17.00 | also contains Suing Government: Citizen Remedies for Official Wrongs

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9781609381776 | Univ of Iowa Pr, July 1, 2013, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Long seen by writers as a vital political force of the nation, children's literature has been an important means not only of mythologising a certain racialised past but also, because of its intended audience, of promoting a specific racialised future.

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Product Description: At the turn of the nineteenth century, writers arguing for the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of those in bondage used the language of sentiment and the political ideals of the Enlightenment to make their case. This collection investigates the rhetorical features and political complexities of the culture of sentimentality as it grappled with the material realities of transatlantic slavery...read more
By Stephen Ahern (editor)

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9781409455615 | Ashgate Pub Co, June 28, 2013, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: At the turn of the nineteenth century, writers arguing for the abolition of the slave trade and the emancipation of those in bondage used the language of sentiment and the political ideals of the Enlightenment to make their case.

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Product Description:  Novel Bondage unravels the interconnections between marriage, slavery, and freedom through renewed readings of canonical nineteenth-century novels and short stories by black and white authors. Situating close readings of fiction alongside archival material concerning the actual marriages of authors such as Lydia Maria Child, Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Wells Brown, and Frank J...read more

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9780252036330 | Univ of Illinois Pr, July 19, 2011, cover price $40.00 | About this edition:  Novel Bondage unravels the interconnections between marriage, slavery, and freedom through renewed readings of canonical nineteenth-century novels and short stories by black and white authors.

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9780252079047 | Univ of Illinois Pr, May 1, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition:  Novel Bondage unravels the interconnections between marriage, slavery, and freedom through renewed readings of canonical nineteenth-century novels and short stories by black and white authors.

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Product Description: This book shows how the rhetoric of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe incited people to break the Fugitive Slave Law and free black slaves. This book shows how abolitionists used rhetoric and discourse, rather than violence, to change opinions about slavery...read more

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9780773445185 | Edwin Mellen Pr, February 28, 2013, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: This book shows how the rhetoric of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe incited people to break the Fugitive Slave Law and free black slaves.

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Product Description: How did audiences of ancient Greek comedy react to the spectacle of masters and slaves? If they were expected to laugh at a slave threatened with a beating by his master at one moment but laugh with him when they bantered familiarly at the next, what does this tell us about ancient Greek slavery? This volume presents ten essays by leading specialists in ancient Greek literature, culture and history, exploring the changing roles and representations of slaves in comic drama from Aristophanes at the height of the Athenian Empire to the New Comedy of Menander and the Hellenistic World...read more
By Rob Tordoff (editor)

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9781107008557 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: How did audiences of ancient Greek comedy react to the spectacle of masters and slaves?

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