A History of Blacks in Kentucky: From Slavery to Segregation, 1760-1891 / Edition 2

A History of Blacks in Kentucky: From Slavery to Segregation, 1760-1891 / Edition 2

by Marion B. Lucas
     
 

A History of Blacks in Kentucky traces the role of blacks from the early exploration and settlement of Kentucky to 1891, when African Americans gained freedom only to be faced with a segregated society. Making extensive use of numerous primary sources such as slave diaries, Freedmen's Bureau records, church minutes, and collections of personalpapers, the

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A History of Blacks in Kentucky traces the role of blacks from the early exploration and settlement of Kentucky to 1891, when African Americans gained freedom only to be faced with a segregated society. Making extensive use of numerous primary sources such as slave diaries, Freedmen's Bureau records, church minutes, and collections of personalpapers, the book tells the stories of individuals, their triumphs and tragedies, and their accomplishments in the face of adversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780916968328
Publisher:
Kentucky Historical Society
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
1,108,631
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Ch. 1Labor, Living Conditions, and the Family1
Ch. 2Slave Mobility, Recreation, Health, and Treatment29
Ch. 3Resistance to Slavery51
Ch. 4The Slave Trade84
Ch. 5Slave Hiring and Free Blacks101
Ch. 6Religion and Education before 1865118
Ch. 7Kentucky Blacks in the Civil War146
Ch. 8Freedom's Pains: Life in the Immediate Postwar Period, 1865-1870178
Ch. 9Post-Civil War Religion, 1865-1891210
Ch. 10Post-Civil War Education, 1865-1891229
Ch. 11Labor, Living Conditions, and Recreation, 1865-1891268
Ch. 12Civil Rights, Politics, and Society, 1865-1891292
Epilogue326
Notes328
Bibliography389
Index412

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