"There Are No Slaves in France"

  • Oxford University Press
  • 1996
  • Elektronisk medie
  • English
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9780195356298

There Are No Slaves in France examines the paradoxical emergence of political antislavery and institutional racism in the century prior to the French Revolution. Sue Peabody shows how the political culture of late Bourbon France created ample opportunities for contestation over the meaning of freedom. Based on various archival sources, this work will be of interest not only to historians of slavery and France, but to scholars interested in the emergence of modern culture in the Atlantic world.