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Slavery and freedom in Savannah / edited by Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry

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Author:
Harris, Leslie M (Leslie Maria) 1965-  Search this
Berry, Daina Ramey  Search this
Physical description:
xxi, 262 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Georgia
Savannah
Savannah (Ga.)
Date:
2014
Contents:
The transatlantic slave trade comes to Georgia / James A. McMillin -- "The King of England's soldiers": armed blacks in Savannah and its hinterlands during the Revolutionary War era, 1778-1787 / Timothy Lockley -- At the intersection of cotton and commerce: antebellum Savannah and its slaves / Susan Eva O'Donovan -- To "venerate the spot" of "airy visions": slavery and the romantic conception of place in Mary Telfair's Savannah / Jeffrey Robert Young -- Slave life in Savannah: geographies of autonomy and control / Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry -- Free black life in Savannah / Janice L. Sumler-Edmond -- Wartime workers, moneymakers: Black labor in Civil War-era Savannah / Jacqueline Jones -- "We defy you!": politics and violence in reconstruction Savannah / Jonathan M. Bryant -- "The fighting has not been in vain": African American intellectuals in Jim Crow Savannah / Bobby J. Donaldson
Topic:
African Americans--History  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
Antislavery movements--History  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
Free African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
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