The press and slavery in America, 1791-1859 : the melancholy effect of popular excitement / Brian Gabrial
Książka | The University of South Carolina Press | 2016

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Columbia, South Carolina : The University of South Carolina Press, [2016]
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xvii, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-232) and index.
Racism and slavery in America -- The press and slave troubles in America -- Haiti in 1791, Gabriel Prosser's 1800 conspiracy, and the 1811 German coast slave revolt -- Denmark Vesey's 1822 conspiracy and Nat Turner's 1831 slave revolt -- Slavery, the press, and America's transformation, 1831-59 -- John Brown's "Greatest or principal object" -- From madman to martyr : John Brown's transformation in the northern antislavery press -- Media discourses about slavery -- Dealing with slavery's enemies -- A racial panic -- Maintaining slavery -- Slavery divides the nation -- Slavery's immorality and destruction of civil liberties -- Slavery destroys freedom of the press -- The press and slavery's legacy.
9781611176032 (hardbound ; alk. paper)
1611176034 (hardbound ; alk. paper)
9781611176049 (ebook)
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