The Intimacies of Four Continents

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In this uniquely interdisciplinary work, Lisa Lowe examines the relationships between Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth- centuries, exploring the links between colonialism, slavery, imperial trades and Western liberalism. Reading across archives, canons, and continents, Lowe connects the liberal narrative of freedom overcoming slavery to the expansion of Anglo-American empire, observing that abstract promises of freedom often obscure their embeddedness within colonial ...

The Intimacies of Four Continents 2015, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822358756

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The Intimacies of Four Continents 2015, Duke University Press, North Carolina

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