Table of contents for Contested democracy : freedom, race, and power in American history / Manisha Sinha and Penny Von Eschen, editors.

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Table of Contents 
Acknowledgements 6
Introduction 
Contested Democracy 8
Manisha Sinha and Penny Von Eschen
One
An Alternative Tradition of Radicalism: Black Abolitionists and the Metaphor of Revolution, 1775-1865 
Manisha Sinha 20
Two
Isaiah Rynders and the Ironies of Popular Democracy in Antebellum New York
Tyler Anbinder 52
Three
Leave of Court: African American Claims-Making in the Era of Dred Scott v. Sanford
Martha Jones 82
Four
City Women: Slavery and Resistance in Antebellum St. Louis 
Martha Saxton 109
Five
Free Soil, Free Labor, and Free Markets: On Antebellum Merchant Clerks and the Tautologies of Profit
Michael Zakim 138
Six
Make ¿Every Slave Free and Every Freeman a Voter¿: The African American Construction of Suffrage Discourse in the Age of Emancipation
Wang Xi 169
Seven
Making it Fit: The Federal Government, Liberal Individualism, and the American West
Melinda Lawson 201
Eight
Reconstructing the Empire of Cotton: A Global Story
Sven Beckert 233
Nine
Cuba Libre and American Imperial Nationalism: Conflicting Views of Racial Democracy in Post-Reconstruction United States
Alessandra Lorini 270
Ten
Transnational Solidarities: The Sacco and Vanzetti Case in Global Perspective
Lisa McGirr 298
Eleven
¿An Ironic Testimony to the Value of American Democracy¿:
Assimilationism and the World War II Internment of Japanese Americans
Mae M. Ngai 330
Twelve
Student Protest, ¿Law and Order,¿ and the Origins of African American Studies in California 
Martha Biondi 358
Thirteen
Duke Ellington Plays Baghdad: Rethinking Hard and Soft Power from the Outside In 
Penny Von Eschen 387
Fourteen
The Story of American Freedom ¿ Before and After 9/11 
Eric Foner 417
Afterword
¿From the Archives and From the Heart¿
David W. Blight 433

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government.
Democracy -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History.
Radicalism -- United States -- History.
Social movements -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions.