Fugitive movements : commemorating the Denmark Vesey affair and Black radical antislavery in the Atlantic world /

"In 1822, White authorities in Charleston, South Carolina, learned of plans among the city's enslaved population to lead an armed antislavery rebellion. Among the leaders was a free Black carpenter named Denmark Vesey. After a brief investigation and what many considered a dubious trial, V...

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Other Authors / Creators:Spady, James O'Neil, 1968- editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2022]
Series:Carolina lowcountry and the Atlantic world.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Fugitive Direct Action
  • Denmark Vesey, South Carolina, and Haiti: Borne, Bound, and Battered by a Common Wind
  • Denmark Vesey and the 1822 Charleston Antislavery Uprising: New Themes and New Methods
  • Writing Reparative Histories of Connection: The 1831 Tortola Slave Conspiracy in the Atlantic World
  • Black Southwestern Pennsylvanians and the Politics of Free Soil in the Northern Borderlands
  • Fugitivity and Citizenship in the Southeastern Coastal United States: Representing Black Resistance, 1862-1902
  • Part II. Fugitive Memory
  • The Silent Jean St, Maló: A Counterhistory of Slavery
  • Slavery, Resistance, and Memory in the Lowcountry: The Commemoration of the Stono Rebellion
  • Arrows of Power: The Builsa Feok Festival of Slave Resistance and Abolition in Ghana
  • Revisiting Denmark Vesey's Church
  • "To See What He Could Do for His Fellow Creatures": Enslaved Women, Families, and Survivors in North American Slave Conspiracies
  • Freedom Fighter or Attila the Hun? How Black and White Charlestonians Remembered Denmark Vesey, 1822-2014
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index