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America and the Long 19th Century

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  1. Emergent Worlds
    Reimagines the American 19th century through a sweeping interdisciplinary engagement with oceans, genres, and time Emergent Worlds re-locates nineteenth-century America from the land to the oceans and seas that surrounded... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  2. Before Chicano
    Uncovers the long history of how Latino manhood was integral to the formation of Latino identity In the first ever book-length study of Latino manhood before the Civil Rights Movement, Before Chicano examines Mexican American... Learn More
    Published: 31st July 2018
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. Fugitive Science
    Exposes the influential work of a group of black artists to confront and refute scientific racism. Traversing the archives of early African American literature, performance, and visual culture, Britt Rusert uncovers the dynamic... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2017
    Hardback | £76.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. The Latino Nineteenth Century
    A retelling of U.S., Latin American, and Latino/a literary history through writing by Latinos/as who lived in the United States during the long nineteenth century Written by both established and emerging scholars, the essays... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  5. Undisciplined
    In the 19th century, personhood was a term of regulation and discipline in which slaves, criminals, and others, could be “made and unmade." Yet it was precisely the fraught, uncontainable nature of personhood that necessitated... Learn More
    Published: 19th July 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. The Black Radical Tragic
    2017 Nicolás Guillén Outstanding Book Award presented by the Caribbean Philosophical AssociationAs the first successful revolution emanating from a slave rebellion, the Haitian Revolution remains an inspired site of investigation... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. Racial Reconstruction
    The end of slavery and the Atlantic slave trade triggered wide-scale labor shortages across the U.S. and Caribbean. Planters looked to China as a source for labor replenishment, importing indentured laborers in what became known... Learn More
    Published: 23rd October 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  8. Ethnology and Empire
    Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century... Learn More
    Published: 16th October 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £20.99
    PDF | £21.99
  9. Stella
    Stella, first published in 1859, is an imaginative retelling of Haiti’s fight for independence from slavery and French colonialism.  Set during the years of the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804), Stella tells the... Learn More
    Published: 28th August 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £17.99
    PDF | £17.99
  10. Picture Freedom
    In the decades leading up to the end of U.S. slavery, many free Blacks sat for daguerreotypes decorated in fine garments to document their self-possession. People pictured in these early photographs used portraiture to seize... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    PDF | £20.99
  11. Sitting in Darkness
    Perhaps the most popular of all canonicalAmerican authors, Mark Twain is famous for creating works that satirizeAmerican formations of race and empire. While many scholars have exploredTwain’s work in African Americanist contexts,... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2015
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  12. Unsettled States
    In Unsettled States, Dana Luciano andIvy G. Wilson present some ofthe most exciting emergent scholarship in American literary and culturalstudies of the “long” nineteenth century. Featuring eleven essays from seniorscholars... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2014
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. The Traumatic Colonel
    InAmerican political fantasy, the Founding Fathers loom large, at once historicaland mythical figures. In The Traumatic Colonel, Michael J. Drexler andEd White examine the Founders as imaginative fictions, characters in thespecifically... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2014
    Hardback | £57.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  14. Bonds of Citizenship
    In this study of literature and law from the Constitutional founding through the Civil War, Hoang Gia Phan demonstrates how American citizenship and civic culture were profoundly transformed by the racialized material histories... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2013
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  15. Tomorrow's Parties
    Honorable Mention for the 2014 MLA Alan Bray Memorial Award Finalist for the 2013 LAMBDA LGBT Studies Book AwardIn nineteenth-century America—before the scandalous trial of Oscar Wilde, before the public emergence of categories... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2013
    Hardback | £67.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Idle Threats
    The 19th century witnessed an explosion of writing about unproductivity, with the exploits of various idlers, loafers, and “gentlemen of refinement” capturing the imagination o fa country that was deeply ambivalent about... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 2012
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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