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Title Venture Smith and the business of slavery and freedom / edited by James Brewer Stewart ; foreword by James O. Horton.

Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2010.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xvii, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series Online access with EBA: JSTOR.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes OldControl:muse9781613760482.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "How I came by my name" / Marilyn Nelson -- A narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa -- pt. 1. History -- The African background of Venture Smith / Paul E. Lovejoy -- Trust and violence in Atlantic history : the economic worlds of Venture Smith / Robert P. Forbes, David D. Richardson, and Chandler B. Saint -- Venture Smith and the law of slavery / John Wood Sweet -- "Owned by negro Venture" : land and liberty in the life of Venture Smith / Cameron Blevins -- pt. 2. Memory -- Venture Smith, one of a kind / Vincent Carretta -- Keeping his word : money, love, and privacy in the narrative of Venture Smith / Anna Mae Duane -- pt. 3. Legacy -- The genomics perspective on Venture Smith : genetics, ancestry, and the meaning of family / Linda Strausbaugh, Joshua Suhl, Craig O'Connor, and Heather Nelson -- Venture Smith and philosophical theories of human rights / Anne L. Hiskes -- Venture Smith's gravestone : its maker and his message / Kevin Tulimieri -- "The freedom business" / Marilyn Nelson -- Venture Smith time line.
Other author Stewart, James Brewer.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Smith, Venture, 1729?-1805. Narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa.
Smith, Venture, 1729?-1805 -- Influence.
Smith, Venture, 1729?-1805.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- Connecticut -- History -- 18th century.
Africans -- Connecticut -- Biography.
Free African Americans -- Connecticut -- Biography.
Slaves -- Connecticut -- Biography.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
Connecticut -- Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781613760482 (electronic bk.)
1613760485 (electronic bk.)
9781558497405 (paper ; alk. paper)