https://aaeportal.com/?id=15290
Please wait while we complete your search...
Please wait while we complete your search...
Accessibility Options
AA
Site search
  • Return to previous
  • Page

Slave Market

Image details
Description: Slave Market
Related content: Chapters (1) Images (71)

Select a chapter below to view this image within the text.


Description: American Genre Painting: The Politics of Everyday Life
The fictions that whites built about the black people in their midst were very different from those they constructed about one another. In the eyes of almost all the dominant citizens who put themselves at the center of the body politic, scheming Yankee farmers and vaguely disreputable Westerners might be of dubious commercial malleability or low social standing, but they were indisputably in the competitive race that linked citizens across the electorate. African-Americans, however, were not. …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.100-136
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00011.007

Note: Some of the images of artworks presented on this platform were not sourced from the original print publication. However, in order to preserve the scholarly record of the print publication, all original image captions and credit lines have been retained on the platform. Learn more about our image policies.

Loading image