The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South / Edition 1

The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South / Edition 1

by Dylan C. Penningroth
     
 

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Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807854761
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/22/2003
Series:
The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Kinship and the Slaves' Economy from Slavery to Freedom1
Ch. 1One of the Family? Abolition and Social Claims to Property in the Gold Coast, West Africa, 1868-193013
Ch. 2Slavery's Other Economy45
Ch. 3Family and Property in Southern Slavery79
Ch. 4In and Out of Court111
Ch. 5Remaking Property131
Ch. 6Remaking Kinship and Community163
Conclusion187
Notes193
Bibliography271
Acknowledgments293
Index297

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