Comment on David Roediger's Seizing Freedom: slave emancipation and liberty for all

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Abstract

David Roediger's important new book, Seizing Freedom, invites us to reconsider the possibilities of social change inspired by ‘slave self-emancipation’. Employing the concept of ‘revolutionary times’, the book makes the case for inspirational activism catalyzing broad social reform.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-351
Number of pages5
JournalEthnic and Racial Studies
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 19 2016

Keywords

  • Emancipation
  • intersection
  • labour
  • race
  • revolution
  • women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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