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|Title:||Rascals on the antebellum Mississippi:African American steamboat workers and the St Louis hangings of 1841.|
|Citation:||Journal of Social History, 2001; 34(4):797-816|
|Publisher:||Carnegie Mellon Univ Press|
|Abstract:||Explores the process by which four Afro-American steamboat workers of the Mississippi River system, who were hanged in Saint Louis, Missouri on July 9, 1841, created a rascal identity. Description of the execution; Views of slaveholders on the river system; Economic structure of the slave economy; Role of Afro-American mariners on the river system; Variety of ways in which slaves and free Afro-Americans resisted the slave regime.|
|Keywords:||African Americans; hanging; slave labor|
|Description:||Copyright © Journal of Social History 2001|
|Appears in Collections:||History publications|
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