Invisible masters : gender, race, and the economy of service in early New England

Ceppi, Elisabeth, author

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  • Creator Elisabeth Ceppi
  • Format Books
  • Publication Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, [2018]
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  • Physical Details
    • xv, 276 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781512602951, 1512602957, 9781512602968, 1512602965, 9781512602975
  • OCLC on1008763576

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The child who serves: household obedience and the public authority of masters -- Answering back: Elizabeth Knapp's demonic possession and the gender of public service -- Servant to a Christian: Mary Rowlandson's captivity and the racialization of obedience -- Racial vocation: New England's calling to slavery -- The spirit of mastery: Samson Occom, Benjamin Franklin, and modern hypocrisy -- Coda: serving the plot
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