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Ethnic Studies Review (2009) 32 (2): 52–78.
Published: 01 January 2009
... she instructed him in secret. 3 While the primary goal for him was to read the Bible, this moment in Jacobs' slave narrative Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl revealed her early commitment to African American literacy and education as well as her rejection of the laws of American slavery...
Ethnic Studies Review (2004) 27 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Ashton Wesley Welch Some authorities from the antebellum period to the present have located the source of the American law of slavery in continental civil law codes and hence in Roman slave law. They have been unable or unwilling to connect the brutal system of institutionalized racial slavery...
Ethnic Studies Review (2003) 26 (1): 12–28.
Published: 01 January 2003
... between Europe and Africa, America and the Caribbean. I argue that both novels blur the line between freedom and slavery, between oppressed and oppressor, and disrupt the links between blackness and slavery, between mobility and freedom. In both novels the diasporic Black Atlantic experiences privilege...