African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens / Edition 1

African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens / Edition 1

by Celia E. Naylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807858838

ISBN-13: 9780807858837

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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African Cherokees in Indian Territory: From Chattel to Citizens

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807858837
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
976,681
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 On the Run in Antebellum Indian Territory 25

2 Day-to-Day Resistance to the Peculiar Institution and the Struggle to Remain Free in the Antebellum Cherokee Nation 51

3 Conceptualizing and Constructing African Indian Racial and Cultural Identities in Antebellum Indian Territory 75

4 Trapped in the Turmoil: A Divided Cherokee Nation and the Plight of Enslaved African Cherokees during the Civil War Era 125

5 Cherokee Freedpeople's Struggle for Recognition and Rights during Reconstruction 155

6 Contested Common Ground: Landownership, Race Politics, and Segregation on the Eve of Statehood 179

Afterword 201

Appendix Treaty with the Cherokee Nation, 1866 221

Notes 239

Bibliography 313

Index 343

A section of illustrations and maps follows page 110

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