Afro-Virginian History and Culture

Afro-Virginian History and Culture

by John Saillant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815324340

ISBN-13: 9780815324348

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The essays in this collection offer new evidence and new conclusions on topics in the history of African Americans in Virginia such as the demography of early slave imports, the means used to regulate slave labor, the situation of female hired slaves in the backcountry, African American women in the Civil War era, and the Garveyite grassroots organizations of the

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The essays in this collection offer new evidence and new conclusions on topics in the history of African Americans in Virginia such as the demography of early slave imports, the means used to regulate slave labor, the situation of female hired slaves in the backcountry, African American women in the Civil War era, and the Garveyite grassroots organizations of the 1920s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815324348
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Crosscurrents in African American History Series, #5
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Foreword
Preface
Contributors
Ch. 1The Transatlantic Slave Trade to Virginia in Comparative Historical Perspective, 1698-17783
Ch. 2Time, Sound, and the Virginia Slave29
Ch. 3Sustaining the Bonds of Kinship in Trans-Appalachian Migration, 1790-181161
Ch. 4Slave Hiring and Slave Family and Friendship Ties in Rural Nineteenth-Century Virginia85
Ch. 5The Gilliams' Dilemma109
Ch. 6Richmond's Place in the African American Diaspora143
Ch. 7African American Women and the United States Military in Civil War Virginia173
Ch. 8African American Churches, Fusion Politics in Virginia, and the Republican Gubernatorial Campaign in 1889211
Ch. 9Garveyism and Contested Political Terrain in 1920s Virginia227
Index251

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