Cheryl Janifer Laroche
Laroche, Cheryl Janifer
Laroche, Cheryl Janifer
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Description: Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscapes of North American Slavery
In this essay, Cheryl Janifer LaRoche takes a long view of nationhood and African-American history, arguing that the entire United States is a landscape formed by slavery—if not through the actual handwork of enslaved workers, as a result of the machinations of Congress and state lawmakers as they sought to negotiate the slavery question. In her own words, “With few...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.233-262