Readings

Readings will be supplied to all participants.

Bailey, Richard A. “From Goddess of Love to Unloved Wife: Naming Slaves and Redeeming Masters in Eighteenth-Century New England” in Slavery/Anti-Slavery in New England, ed. by Peter Benes, in Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife Annual Proceedings (2005)

Carretta, Vincent. Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage, Athens & London: University of Georgia Press (2011)

Fatah-Black, Karwan. “To These Lands and Nowhere else?” in White Lies and Black Markets: Evading Metropolitan Authority in Colonial Surinam, 1650-1800, Boston: Brill (2015)

Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook. Mr. and Mrs. Prince, New York: Harper Collins (2008)

Greene, Lorenzo Johnston. The Negro in Colonial New England, New York: Atheneum (1971)

Hardesty, Jared Ross. Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston, New York: New York University Press (2016) Chapter 2

Hardesty, Jared Ross. “’The Negro at the Gate’: Enslaved Labor in Colonial Boston”, in New England Quarterly, Vol. 87 #1 (March 2014)

Hardesty, Jared Ross. “An Angry God in the Hands of Sinners: Enslaved Africans and the Uses of Protestant Christianity in Colonial Boston” in Slavery and Abolition, Vol. 35, #1 (March 2014)

Herndon, Ruth Wallis and Ella Wilcox Sekatau. “The Right to a Name: The Narrangansett People and Rhode Island Officials in the Revolutionary Era” in Ethnohistoy, Vol. 44, No. 3 (Summer 1997)

Kaplan, Sidney. The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution, Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press (1989)

Jay, Bethany, and Cynthia Lynn Lyerly, eds. Understanding and Teaching American Slavery, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press (2016)

Jordan, Winthrop D. “The Influence of the West Indies on the Origins of New England Slavery” in William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 18, #2 (April 1961)

Lin, Rachel Chernos. “The Rhode Island Slave Traders: Butchers, Bakers, and Candlestick Makers”, Slavery and Abolition, Vol. 23, #3 (Dec. 2002)

Mandell, Daniel. “Shifting Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity: Indian Black Intermarriage in Southern New England” in Journal of American History, Vol. 85, #2 (September 1998)

Manegold, C.S. Ten Hills Farm: the Forgotten History of Slavery in the North, Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press (2010)

Newell, Margaret. “The Changing Nature of Indian Slavery in New England”, in Reinterpreting New England Indians and the Colonial Experience, ed. Colin Calloway and Neal Salisbury (2003)

Prince, Lucy Terry. “Bar’s Fight”- poem

Richardson, David. “Slavery, Trade, and Economic Growth in Eighteenth-Century New England,” in Slavery and the Rise of the Atlantic System (1991)

Wheatley, Phillis. Poems on Various Subjects (1773)

Woodson, Carter G. “The Relations of Negroes and Indians in Massachusetts” in Journal of Negro History, Vol. 5, #1 (Jan. 1920)

Website- African Americans in Early Rural New England: http://www.americancenturies.mass.edu/afram/index.html