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Afro-Virginian history and culture [electronic resource] /
edited by John Saillant.
New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
x, 252 p. ; 23 cm.
0815324340 (alk. paper)
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New York : Garland Pub., 1999.
0815324340 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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 Contents
The Transtlantic Slave Trade to Virginia in Comparative Historical Perspective, 1698-1778
Time, Sound, and the Virginia Slave
Sustaining the Bonds of Kinship in Trans-Appalachian Migration, 1790-1811
Slave Hiring and Slave Family and Friendship Ties in Rural Nineteenth Century Virginia
Richmond's Place in the African American Diaspora
African American Women and the United States Military in Civil War Virginia
African American Churches, Fusion Politics in Virginia, and Campaign in 1889
Garveyism and Contested Political Terrain in 1920s Virginia
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