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 can be 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 reports during this quantity express, in this interval within the trans-Atlantic international members and teams shaped their identities but additionally had identities ascribed to them through surrounding societies. The historians who've contributed to this quantity examine those procedures 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 themes, perceptions of racial id within the Chesapeake group, in Brazil, and in Saint-Domingue (colonial-era Haiti). because the participants exhibit, the cultures during which those reports are sited helped outline the themes’ self-perceptions and the methods others regarding 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