Bonds of citizenship : law and the labors of emancipation / Hoang Gia Phan.
By: Phan, Hoang Gia.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.America and the long 19th century: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780814738931; 0814738931.Subject(s): Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History | Citizenship -- United States -- Philosophy | Citizenship -- United States -- History | Slavery -- United States -- History | Indentured servants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History | Social structure -- United States -- History | Slavery in literature | Citizenship in literature | Master and servant in literatureAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Bonds of citizenship.DDC classification: 342.7308/7 LOC classification: KF482Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: "A man from another country" -- citizenship and the bonds of labor -- Bound by law: apprenticeship and the culture of 'free' labor -- Civic virtues: narrative form and the trial of character in early America -- Fugitive bonds: contract and the culture of constitutionalism -- Hereditary bondsman: Frederick Douglass and the spirit of the law -- "If man will strike": Moby Dick and the letter of the law -- Conclusion: the labors of emancipation -- founded law and freedom defined.
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