Slavery in the Cherokee Nation: The Keetoowah Society and the Defining of a People, 1855-1867 / Edition 1

Slavery in the Cherokee Nation: The Keetoowah Society and the Defining of a People, 1855-1867 / Edition 1

by Patrick Neal Minges
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415945860

ISBN-13: 9780415945868

Pub. Date: 08/29/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work explores the dynamic issues of race and religion within the Cherokee Nation and to look at the role of secret societies in shaping these forces during the nineteenth century.  See more details below

Overview

This work explores the dynamic issues of race and religion within the Cherokee Nation and to look at the role of secret societies in shaping these forces during the nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415945868
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/29/2003
Series:
Studies in African American History and Culture Series
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Ch. 1Red, White, and Black in the Old South5
Ch. 2"Civilization" and Its Discontents29
Ch. 3The Birth and Growth of the Keetoowah Society55
Ch. 4"Between Two Fires"95
Ch. 5"So Laudable an Enterprise"127
Ch. 6"The Most Scared Obligations"159
Conclusion: Identity and Ideology193
Epilogue199
Notes201
Bibliography265
Index289

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