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Author Gellman, David Nathaniel.
Title Emancipating New York : the politics of slavery and freedom, 1777-1827 / David N. Gellman.
Imprint Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2006.

Author Gellman, David Nathaniel.
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world
Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Subject Abolitionists -- Political activity -- New York (State)
Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- History.
Slavery -- New York (State) -- History.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- New York (State)
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
New York (State) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 297 pages) : maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents No exit. Labor, law, and resistance in the eighteenth century ; Unfinished revolutions -- Identities. 1785 : the road not taken ; Containing slavery : the Manumission Society and the law, 1785-92 ; Pirates, sugar, debtors, and Federalists : the paradoxes of antislavery political economy ; Race, citizenship, sentiment, and the construction of an antislavery public sphere ; Slavery and the politics of upheaval : the 1790s ; Ambiguous victory : gradual abolition becomes law -- Reflections. Freedom, slavery, memory, and modernity, 1800-27 -- Epilogue : inescapable.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780807134658 (electronic bk.)
0807134651 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 471131912
Additional Format Print version: Gellman, David Nathaniel. Emancipating New York. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2006 0807131741 (DLC) 2005035621 (OCoLC)62732583