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e·man·ci·pa·tion

(ē-man'si-pā'shŭn),
In embryology, delimitation of a specific area in an organ-forming field, giving definite shape and limits to the organ primordium.
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My book argues that the experience of final emancipation in the United States was singular in the Atlantic world, for here the "slave power" existed cheek-by-jowl next to a thriving free-labor economy, and it possessed more than its fair share of political power.
This ongoing "problem" became particularly acute for slaveholders after the Haitian Revolution, which Davis emphasizes as the big bang that birthed the Age of Emancipation.
Early on, Lincoln's government initiated a flurry of emancipation measures.
html) Washington Post reports that the 'funding dispute', which initially threatened to cancel the annual event, has been resolved and the Emancipation Day parade will proceed as scheduled.
Ranciere is critical of this logic of emancipation because in this mode of thinking, "the ones to be emancipated remain dependent upon the 'truth' or 'knowledge' revealed to them by the emancipator," and thus it creates "a fundamental dependency" (p.
Long recognized as the defining act of Lincoln's presidency, the Emancipation Proclamation didn't end slavery outright.
Since the Emancipation Proclamation applied only to those slaves in rebel-held territory, abolitionists complained that it abandoned thousands of slaves, including the four loyal slave states: Delaware, Maryland, Missouri, and Kentucky.
Tropical Recording artist, Cryout will play live this weekend to culminate the Hutchinson Emancipation Day Celebrations day parade on Aug.
The format of the Emancipation Day celebration, at least in its early development, reflected the religious and cultural values of the African Canadian community.
This engaging collection of essays is intended to enhance our appreciation of what the editors and contributors convincingly argue to be one of Abraham Lincoln's most ill understood state papers: the Emancipation Proclamation.
The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at the White House" is a creative children's book about the history of Black Americans from slavery to emancipation to the election of our first Black President, Barack Obama, in November of 2008.
Today, organisations and individuals across the globe are striving for the equality and emancipation of women; and if you randomly ask any woman if she is emancipated, the answer you are likely to get is a brave yes.