Land, Labor, and Difference: Elementary Structures of Race

@inproceedings{Wolfe2001LandLA,
  title={Land, Labor, and Difference: Elementary Structures of Race},
  author={Patrick J. Wolfe},
  year={2001}
}
logic, as in the case of Jeffersonian rhetoric, emancipation actually did let them in. Thus it was no accident that a concomitant response to the crisis provoked by emancipation should have been the colonization movement, which, in advocating the spatial externalization of blacks, proposed an alternative natural barrier with which to effect their separation.49 An objection may suggest itself. If, in the absence of slavery, blacks became anomalous, like Indians inside the frontier, why did white… CONTINUE READING

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