By John D. Garrigus,Christopher Morris,Franklin W. Knight,Rebecca Goetz,Trevor Burnard,Sidney Chalhoub,Rebecca J. Scott,Jean M. Hébrard
However, “identity is a slippery concept,” say the editors of this instructive quantity. this is often nowhere truer than within the melting pot of the early trans-Atlantic cultures shaped within the colonial New global through the 17th, eighteenth, and 19th centuries. because the stories during this quantity exhibit, in this interval within the trans-Atlantic global contributors and teams formed their identities but in addition had identities ascribed to them via surrounding societies. The historians who've contributed to this quantity examine those approaches of a number of id formation, in addition to modern understandings of them.
Originating within the 2007 Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures offered on the collage of Texas at Arlington, Assumed Identities: The Meanings of Race within the Atlantic international examines, between different subject matters, perceptions of racial identification within the Chesapeake neighborhood, in Brazil, and in Saint-Domingue (colonial-era Haiti). because the members reveal, the cultures within which those reviews are sited helped outline the topics’ self-perceptions and the methods others concerning them.
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Assumed Identities: The Meanings of Race in the Atlantic World (Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures, published for the University of Texas at) by John D. Garrigus,Christopher Morris,Franklin W. Knight,Rebecca Goetz,Trevor Burnard,Sidney Chalhoub,Rebecca J. Scott,Jean M. Hébrard