Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884 (Early American Places), Hayes, Katherine Howlett

Author Name    Hayes, Katherine Howlett

Title   Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island's Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884 (Early American Places)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    NYU Press

ISBN Number    0814785778 / 9780814785775

Seller ID   SKU9135535

0814785778 1st edition, 1st printing with full number line. Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. Contains light to moderate highlighting, notes, underlining and/or other markings; satisfaction guaranteed. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

The study of slavery in the Americas generally assumes a basic racial hierarchy: Africans or those of African descent are usually the slaves, and white people usually the slaveholders. In this unique interdisciplinary work of historical archaeology, anthropologist Katherine Hayes draws on years of fieldwork on Shelter Island's Sylvester Manor to demonstrate how racial identity was constructed and lived before plantation slavery was racialized by the legal codification of races. Using the historic Sylvester Manor Plantation site turned archaeological dig as a case study, Hayes draws on artifacts and extensive archival material to present a rare picture of northern slavery on one of the North's first plantations. There, white settlers, enslaved Africans, and Native Americans worked side by side. While each group played distinct roles on the Manor and in the larger plantation economy of which Shelter Island was part, their close collaboration and cohabitation was essential for the Sylvester family's economic and political power in the Atlantic Northeast. Through the lens of social memory and forgetting, this study addresses the significance of Sylvester Manor's plantation history to American attitudes about diversity, Indian land politics, slavery and Jim Crow, in tension with idealized visions of white colonial community. Katherine Howlett Hayes is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Historical Archaeology from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Price = 40.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
Supreme Courtship, Buckley, Christopher
Supreme Courtship
Buckley, Christopher
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Violets Are Blue ~ Detective Alex Cross Series, James Patterson
Violets Are Blue ~ Detective Alex Cross Series
James Patterson
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Heart, You Bully, You Punk, Cohen, Leah Hager
Heart, You Bully, You Punk
Cohen, Leah Hager
6.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Mothers and Other Liars, Bourret, Amy
Mothers and Other Liars
Bourret, Amy
7.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Yachtsman's choice: The best of Rudder
Williams, Gurney (editor)
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: The Remarkable Life and Afterlife of the Man Who Created Tevye (Jewish Encounters Series), Dauber, Jeremy
The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: The Remarkable Life and Afterlife of the Man Who Created Tevye (Jewish Encounters Series)
Dauber, Jeremy
30.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Desires, Right and Wrong: The Ethics of Enough, Adler, Mortimer Jerome
Desires, Right and Wrong: The Ethics of Enough
Adler, Mortimer Jerome
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Infinities, Banville, John
The Infinities
Banville, John
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Lindbergh Alone, Gill, Brendan
Lindbergh Alone
Gill, Brendan
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Kenji and the Magic Geese, Johnson, Ryerson
Kenji and the Magic Geese
Johnson, Ryerson
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Girl Who Heard Dragons, McCaffrey, Anne
The Girl Who Heard Dragons
McCaffrey, Anne
9.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Help, Stockett, Kathryn
The Help
Stockett, Kathryn
8.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie