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Acknowledgments ix introduction. Elisabeth and Her Sisters 1 chapter one. The Free Colored Moment War and Revolution in a Brave New World 15 chapter two. Bars, Brothels, and Business Rachael Pringle Polgreen and Rosetta Smith 32 chapter three. By Labors and Fidelity Judith Philip and Her Family 57 chapter four. A Lasting Testament of Gratitude Susannah Ostrehan and Her Nieces 80 chapter five. The Queen of Demerara Mrs. Dorothy Thomas 103 chapter six. By Habit and Repute The Intimate Frontier of Empire 126 chapter seven. Uncertain Prospects Mixed-Race Descendants at the Heart of Empire 147 Conclusion 169 Notes 181 Bibliography 215 Index 231 contents This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9780820347790
Related ISBN
9780820344553
MARC Record
OCLC
893708277
Pages
240
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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