Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime Ame

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Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime Ame

Edited by Glenn S. Gordinier


Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Power in Maritime America Papers from the Conference Held at Mystic Seaport September 2006 Edited by Glenn S. Gordinier

These twelve papers by a variety of scholars offer a wide range of ways in which gender, race, and ethnicity are entwined and redefined in the context of the sea:

"Make Haste & Let Me See You With a Good Cargo of Negroes": Gender, Power, and the Centrality of Violence within the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Slave Trade, by Sowande' Mustakeem

Beyond Reservation: Indians, Maritime Labor, and Communities of Color from Eastern Long Island Sound, 1713-1861 by Jason R. Mancini

Possibilities and Limits for Freedom: Maritime Fugitives in British North America, ca. 1713-1783, by Charles R. Foy

Enslaved Underwater Divers in the Atlantic World, by Kevin Dawson

Ambassador in the Forecastle: The Reflections of an American Seaman Abroad, by Brian Rouleau

"I never had any better fighters": Black Sailors in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, by Lauren McCormack, Anne Grimes Rand, and Kristin L. Gallas

Citizens, Sailors, and Slaves, by Bryan Sinche

Feeding "La Boca del Puerto": Chileans and the Maritime Origins of San Francisco, by Edward D. Melillo

Black Ahab of the Bay: William T. Shorey and the San Francisco Whale Fishery, by Timothy G. Lynch

"Hands full with the Chinese": Maritime Dimensions of the Chinese-American Experience, 1870-1943, by Joshua M. Smith

Sharing the Work: Biloxi Women in the Seafood Industry, by Deanne Stephens Nuwer

The Junior Outing Club, Nisei Identity, and the Terminal Island Fishing Community, by Karen Jenks

This publication is made possible by a grant from the Connecticut Humanities Council. 

Paperback Size: 9" x 6" 250 pages

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