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U.S. Women Writers and the Discourses of Colonialism, 1825-1861
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Etsuko Taketani
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

An overdue examination of widely marginalized writings by women of the American antebellum period, U.S. Women Writers presents a new model for evaluating U.S. relations and interactions with foreign countries in the colonial and postcolonial periods by examining the ways in which women writers were both proponents of colonialization and
The Black Pacific Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Etsuko Taketani
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: Dartmouth College Press

The Black Pacific Narrative: Geographic Imaginings of Race and Empire between the World Wars chronicles the profound shift in geographic imaginings that occurred in African American culture as the United States evolved into a bioceanic global power. The author examines the narrative of the Òblack PacificÓ_the literary and cultural production
Uncle Tom's Cabins
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Tracy C Davis, Stefka Mihaylova
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-20 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

As Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin traveled around the world, it was molded by the imaginations and needs of international audiences. For over 150 years it has been coopted for a dazzling array of causes far from what its author envisioned. This book tells thirteen variants of Uncle
The World Colonization Made
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Brandon Mills
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-23 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

According to accepted historical wisdom, the goal of the African Colonization Society (ACS), founded in 1816 to return freed slaves to Africa, was borne of desperation and illustrated just how intractable the problems of race and slavery had become in the nineteenth-century United States. But for Brandon Mills, the ACS
The Camera and the Press
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Marcy J. Dinius
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Before most Americans ever saw an actual daguerreotype, they encountered this visual form through written descriptions, published and rapidly reprinted in newspapers throughout the land. In The Camera and the Press, Marcy J. Dinius examines how the first written and published responses to the daguerreotype set the terms for how