Abstract

Abstract (Lang: English):

This article is a rumination on the genre of the runaway slave advertisement concentrating for the most part on New York in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-centuries. In it I consider such topics as slave hairstyles, damage to slave bodies and how freedom was negotiated as slavery ended.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1553-0620
Print ISSN
0275-1275
Pages
pp. 611-633
Launched on MUSE
2020-11-12
Open Access
No
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