By Frederick Cooper,Thomas Cleveland Holt,Rebecca J. Scott
Thomas Holt makes a speciality of emancipation in Jamaica and the contested that means of citizenship in defining and redefining the idea that of freedom; Rebecca Scott investigates the complicated struggles and cross-racial alliances that developed in southern Louisiana and Cuba after the top of slavery; and Frederick Cooper examines the intersection of emancipation and imperialism in French West Africa. of their creation, the authors tackle problems with citizenship, hard work, and race, within the post-emancipation interval they usually aspect the best way towards a fuller realizing of the meanings of freedom.
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