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Author Dierksheide, Christa, 1980-
Title Amelioration and empire : progress and slavery in the plantation Americas / Christa Dierksheide.
Publisher Charlottesville, Va. : University of Virginia Press, 2014.


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Descript xi, 279 pages : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
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Contents Introduction -- I. Virginia -- "The great improvement and civilization of that race" -- "The desideratum is to diminish the Blacks and increase the Whites" -- II. South Carolina -- "Rising gradations to unlimited freedom" -- "The enormous evil that has haunted the imaginations of men" -- III. The British West Indies -- "We may alleviate, though we cannot cure" -- "A matter of portentous magnitude, and still more portentous -- Difficulty" -- Conclusion: Amelioration and empire, ca. 1845.
ISBN 9780813936215 (cloth)
0813936217 (cloth)
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Author Dierksheide, Christa, 1980-
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Subject Slavery -- America -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- America -- History.
Slave trade -- America -- History.
Slaves -- America -- Social conditions.
Plantation life -- America -- History.
Progress -- Social aspects -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History.
America -- History -- To 1810.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
Descript xi, 279 pages : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Content text txt
Media unmediated n
Carrier volume nc
Contents Introduction -- I. Virginia -- "The great improvement and civilization of that race" -- "The desideratum is to diminish the Blacks and increase the Whites" -- II. South Carolina -- "Rising gradations to unlimited freedom" -- "The enormous evil that has haunted the imaginations of men" -- III. The British West Indies -- "We may alleviate, though we cannot cure" -- "A matter of portentous magnitude, and still more portentous -- Difficulty" -- Conclusion: Amelioration and empire, ca. 1845.
ISBN 9780813936215 (cloth)
0813936217 (cloth)
Author Dierksheide, Christa, 1980-
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Subject Slavery -- America -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- America -- History.
Slave trade -- America -- History.
Slaves -- America -- Social conditions.
Plantation life -- America -- History.
Progress -- Social aspects -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History.
America -- History -- To 1810.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
LOCATION SHELVED AT LOAN TYPE STATUS
 WISE  HT 1048 D5  NOT FOR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY

Subject Slavery -- America -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- America -- History.
Slave trade -- America -- History.
Slaves -- America -- Social conditions.
Plantation life -- America -- History.
Progress -- Social aspects -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- America -- History.
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History.
America -- History -- To 1810.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
Descript xi, 279 pages : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Content text txt
Media unmediated n
Carrier volume nc
Contents Introduction -- I. Virginia -- "The great improvement and civilization of that race" -- "The desideratum is to diminish the Blacks and increase the Whites" -- II. South Carolina -- "Rising gradations to unlimited freedom" -- "The enormous evil that has haunted the imaginations of men" -- III. The British West Indies -- "We may alleviate, though we cannot cure" -- "A matter of portentous magnitude, and still more portentous -- Difficulty" -- Conclusion: Amelioration and empire, ca. 1845.
ISBN 9780813936215 (cloth)
0813936217 (cloth)

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