CFP: New Book on Southern Labor History

Dear potential contributors:
Thank you for taking the time to read about our edited volume on southern labor. Because we anticipate doing something a little different from other edited collections, we wanted to give you an overview of what we have in mind.
Since the mid-1970s only a handful of books on southern labor history have been published.

Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery - Programs

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, is pleased to announce its next three programs.

October 8 : European Powers, Islamic Movements, and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Christopher L. Brown, Professor of History at Columbia University and Rudolph Ware, Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan will discuss European slave trading and Islamic anti-slavery movements in 18th century Senegambia.

INQ: Jezebel?

I am trying to find out when the term "Jezebel" became racialized. Or, if its racialization was a 20th century construction, what "Jezebel" would have meant to Americans in antebellum America? In relation solely to the Biblical character or immediately related to sexual impropriety?


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