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Fictions of consent : slavery, servitude, and free service in early modern England / Urvashi Chakravarty.

Author/creator Chakravarty, Urvashi author.
Format Book and Print
Edition1st edition.
Publication Info Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2022]
Copyright Notice ̐u2022
Descriptionix, 295 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Portion of title Slavery, servitude, and free service in early modern England
Series Raceb4race : critical race studies of the premodern
Raceb4race. ^A1439135
Abstract "In Fictions of Consent Urvashi Chakravarty excavates the ideologies of slavery that took root in early modern England in the period that preceded the development of an organized trade in enslaved persons. Despite the persistent fiction that England was innocent of racialized slavery, Chakravarty argues that the ideologies of slavery were seeded in the quotidian spaces of English life and in the everyday contexts of England's service society, from the family to the household, in the theater and, especially, the grammar school classroom, where the legacies of classical slavery and race were inherited and negotiated"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 261-275) and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
LCCN 2021033982
ISBN0812253655 (hardcover)

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