Uncommon Ground: Archaeology and Early African America, 1650-1800 / Edition 1

Uncommon Ground: Archaeology and Early African America, 1650-1800 / Edition 1

by Leland Ferguson, L. Ferguson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1560980591

ISBN-13: 9781560980599

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press

Winner of the Southern Anthropological Society's prestigious James Mooney Award, Uncommon Ground takes a unique archaeological approach to examining early African American life. Ferguson shows how black pioneers worked within the bars of bondage to shape their distinct identity and lay a rich foundation for the multicultural adjustments that became colonial

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Winner of the Southern Anthropological Society's prestigious James Mooney Award, Uncommon Ground takes a unique archaeological approach to examining early African American life. Ferguson shows how black pioneers worked within the bars of bondage to shape their distinct identity and lay a rich foundation for the multicultural adjustments that became colonial America.Through pre-Revolutionary period artifacts gathered from plantations and urban slave communities, Ferguson integrates folklore, history, and research to reveal how these enslaved people actually lived. Impeccably researched and beautifully written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560980599
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
511,169
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.48(d)

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