The Grateful Slave

The Grateful Slave

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The literary trope of the grateful slave was used to justify colonial practices of white supremacy in the eighteenth century. Taking in literary sources as well as texts on colonialism and slavery, Boulukos offers a fresh account of the development of racial difference in the eighteenth-century English-speaking world.34 In addition to Martina#39;s, the notable planter manual is Sir Philip Gibbes, Instructions for the Treatment of Negroes (London: Shepperson and Reynolds, 1786 and ... Martina#39;s Essay went through seven editions in the century, the first was 1750.

Title:The Grateful Slave
Author:George Boulukos
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2008-04-10


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