terror, slavery, and self-making in nineteenth-century America
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Published 1997 by Oxford University Press in New York.
Written in English
- United States
- Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions,
- Slaves -- United States -- Social life and customs,
- Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects,
- African Americans -- History -- To 1863,
- Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
- Self -- History -- 19th century
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-275) and index.
|Statement||Saidiya V. Hartman.|
|Series||Race and American culture|
|LC Classifications||E443 .H37 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 281 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||281|
|ISBN 10||0195089839, 0195089847|
|LC Control Number||97005808|
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In chronological terms, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments picks up exactly where Scenes of Subjection left off, in the first decades of the Jim Crow era and the beginnings of the Great Migration—the s to the s—and moves north, to Philadelphia and New York, at the moment when black urban life begins on a large scale. There the continuity mostly : Jess Row. Scenes of Subjection examines the forms of domination that usually go undetected; in particular, the encroachments of power that take place through notions of humanity, enjoyment, protection, rights, and consent. By looking at slave narratives, plantation diaries, popular theater, slave performance, freedmen's primers, and legal cases, Hartman Author: Saidiya V. Hartman.
Saidiya Hartman is the author of Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-making in Nineteenth Century America (Oxford University Press, ) and Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ). She is on the editorial board of Callaloo, a journal of literature, art, and culture of the African Diaspora. Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America (Part of the Race and American Culture Series).