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作者 Fennell, Christopher, author
書名 Broken chains and subverted plans : ethnicity, race, and commodities / Christopher C. Fennell
出版項 Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017]
國際標準書號 9780813062457 (cloth)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 民族所圖書館  E184.A1 F454 2017    在架上    30520020832110
傅斯年圖書館 正考慮訂購 1 本.
說明 xiii, 298 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 "Using two case studies in the Virginia back country and the Midwestern frontier in Illinois, Fennell argues that individuals and their families were able to affect economic development and the plans of government and wealthy elites"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-284) and index
Introduction: Subversions, ethnic dynamics, and racism -- Elite strategies, local networks -- Part 1: Ethnicity and commodity chains in nineteenth-century Virginia -- George Washington's great emporium -- The testimony of merchants -- Ethnic networks and a cultural landscape in the backcountry -- Local archaeology and transatlantic competitions -- Concluding observations: Ethnic networks in a Mid-Atlantic periphery -- Part 2: Racism, land, and freedom in nineteenth-century Illinois -- Overcoming enslavement with toil, gunpowder, and land -- Racism's waste and resilient entrepreneurs -- Surmounting adversities in the Land of Lincoln -- Concluding observations: Understanding histories with concepts of race and ethnicity
主題 United States -- Ethnic relations -- History
United States -- Race relations -- History
German Americans -- Virginia -- Loudoun County -- Ethnic identity -- History
African Americans -- Race identity -- Illinois -- History
Racism -- United States -- History
Social networks -- United States -- History
Economic development -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Elite (Social sciences) -- United States -- History
Archaeology and history -- United States
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