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The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World
The Strange History of the American Quadroon Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World
Author: Emily Clark
Exotic, seductive, and doomed: the antebellum mixed-race free woman of color has long operated as a metaphor for New Orleans. Commonly known as a "quadroon," she and the city she represents rest irretrievably condemned in the popular historical imagination by the linked sins of slavery and interracial sex. However, as Emily Clark shows, the rich...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781469622064
ISBN-10: 1469622068
Publication Date: 2/1/2015
Pages: 296
Edition: 1
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Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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