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Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations ed. by Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks (review)

Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations ed. by Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks... American republic. Those interested in the Civil War era will appreciate two foci in particular: how northern states responded to northern eman- cipation, and how fugitive slave laws fit in the context of vagrancy laws. Those interested in policing and immigration will also find much of inter - est in this work. Vagrants and Vagabonds sheds scholarly light on the laws and people who quietly shaped how Americans moved about the country in the early republic. Gabriel Loiacono gabriel loiacono is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. His forthcoming book tells stories of welfare in the early United States through the lives of people who either received poor relief or doled it out. Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations. Edited by Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. Pp. 224. Cloth, $86.95; paper, $29.95.) In this compelling and easy-to-read book, Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks make an important contribution to Atlantic world scholarship. Using the themes of mobility, law, labor, and the public sphere, the authors of the edited volume explore how enslaved and free people across the Atlantic world inserted themselves into the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations ed. by Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks (review)

The Journal of the Civil War Era , Volume 10 (2) – Jun 1, 2020

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Abstract

American republic. Those interested in the Civil War era will appreciate two foci in particular: how northern states responded to northern eman- cipation, and how fugitive slave laws fit in the context of vagrancy laws. Those interested in policing and immigration will also find much of inter - est in this work. Vagrants and Vagabonds sheds scholarly light on the laws and people who quietly shaped how Americans moved about the country in the early republic. Gabriel Loiacono gabriel loiacono is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. His forthcoming book tells stories of welfare in the early United States through the lives of people who either received poor relief or doled it out. Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations. Edited by Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018. Pp. 224. Cloth, $86.95; paper, $29.95.) In this compelling and easy-to-read book, Whitney Nell Stewart and John Garrison Marks make an important contribution to Atlantic world scholarship. Using the themes of mobility, law, labor, and the public sphere, the authors of the edited volume explore how enslaved and free people across the Atlantic world inserted themselves into the

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jun 1, 2020

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