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Race, sex, and social order in early New Orleans / Jennifer M. Spear.

By: Spear, Jennifer M, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Early America: Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2009Description: xi, 335 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780801886805 (alk. paper); 0801886805 (alk. paper).Subject(s): New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions | New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations | New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs | Racially mixed people -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions | Racially mixed people -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Race, sex, and social order in early New Orleans.DDC classification: 306.7089009763/35
Contents:
Introduction -- Indian women, French women, and the regulation of sex -- Legislating slavery in French New Orleans -- Affranchis and sang-mêlé -- Slavery and freedom in Spanish New Orleans -- Limpieza de sangre and family formation -- Negotiating racial identities in the 1790s -- Codification of a tripartite racial system in Anglo-Louisiana.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-323) and index.

Introduction -- Indian women, French women, and the regulation of sex -- Legislating slavery in French New Orleans -- Affranchis and sang-mêlé -- Slavery and freedom in Spanish New Orleans -- Limpieza de sangre and family formation -- Negotiating racial identities in the 1790s -- Codification of a tripartite racial system in Anglo-Louisiana.

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<p> Jennifer M. Spear is an associate professor of history at Simon Fraser University.</p>

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