Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community

Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community

by Elizabeth Rauh Bethel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1570032297

ISBN-13: 9781570032295

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press


Promiseland chronicles the intergenerational story of fifty African American families living in the rural community of Promised Land, South Carolina. From the newly emancipated slaves who established the settlement in 1870 to the third- and fourth-generation descendants who remain a part of the community, Elizabeth Rauh Bethel describes the personal strength,

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Promiseland chronicles the intergenerational story of fifty African American families living in the rural community of Promised Land, South Carolina. From the newly emancipated slaves who established the settlement in 1870 to the third- and fourth-generation descendants who remain a part of the community, Elizabeth Rauh Bethel describes the personal strength, cooperative spirit, family integrity, and gender equality that have united residents in the face of unyielding racial abuse.

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ISBN-13:
9781570032295
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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