Afro-Virginian History and Culture / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- 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 1920s.
Table of ContentsThe Transtlantic Slave Trade to Virginia in Comparative Historical Perspective, 1698-1778, Douglas B. Chambers * Time, Sound, and the Virginia Slave, Mark M. Smith * Sustaining the Bonds of Kinship in Trans-Appalachian Migration, 1790-1811, Gail S. Terry * Slave Hiring and Slave Family and Friendship Ties in Rural Nineteenth Century Virginia, John J. Zaborney * Richmond's Place in the African American Diaspora, Gregg Kimball * African American Women and the United States Military in Civil War Virginia, Michelle A. Krowl * African American Churches, Fusion Politics in Virginia, and Campaign in 1889, Harold S. Fosythe * Garveyism and Contested Political Terrain in 1920s Virginia, Barbara Bair