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Becoming African in America : Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic ...

James Sidbury Professor of History University of Texas at Austin - Social Science - 2007 - 304 pages
The first slaves imported to America did not see themselves as "African" but rather as Temne, Igbo, or Yoruban. In Becoming African in America, James Sidbury reveals how an ...
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Braided Relations, Entwined Lives: The Women of Charleston's Urban Slave Society

Cynthia M. Kennedy - Social Science - 2005 - 311 pages
Annotation How women of diverse color, condition, and wealth sustained power relations in urban slave society.
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Capital speculations: writing and building Washington, Part 3

Sarah Luria - History - 2006 - 196 pages
An imaginative analysis of the interplay between rhetoric and physical space in the creation of the nation's capital.
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Emily Donelson of Tennessee

Pauline Wilcox Burke - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 358 pages
"Emily Donelson of Tennessee provides a fascinating chronicle of the social and political culture of Jacksonian America. Politicians and events in both Washington and Tennessee ...
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Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth ...

Molly Meijer Wertheimer - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 498 pages
Inventing a Voice is a comprehensive work on the lives and communication of twentieth-century first ladies. Using a rhetorical framework, the contributors look at the speaking ...
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The Divided Family in Civil War America

Amy Murrell Taylor - History - 2005 - 336 pages
Taylor looks behind the Civil War metaphor of "brother against brother" to the real experiences of families, particularly in border states, whose households were split by ...
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Women and Power in American History: To 1880

Kathryn Kish Sklar, Thomas Dublin - History - 2002 - 292 pages
The Second Edition of Women and Power in American History includes fourteen new articles (six in volume one; eight in volume two) that reflect changing perspectives on women ...
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Women and Power in American History: To 1880

Kathryn Kish Sklar, Thomas Dublin - History - 2002 - 292 pages
The Second Edition of Women and Power in American History includes fourteen new articles (six in volume one; eight in volume two) that reflect changing perspectives on women ...
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