African American life in the Georgia lowcountry the Atlantic world and the Gullah Geechee /

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Corporate Authors: Georgia Humanities Council.
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Other Authors: Morgan, Philip D., 1949-
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press : In association with the Georgia Humanities Council, c2010.
Series:Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Online Access: Available to current Olivet students, faculty, and staff.
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Table of Contents:
  • Lowcountry Georgia and the early modern Atlantic world, 1733-ca. 1820 / Philip Morgan
  • "High notions of their liberty": women of color and the American Revolution in Lowcountry Georgia and South Carolina, 1765-1783 / Betty Wood
  • "I began to feel the happiness of liberty, of which I knew nothing before": eighteenth-century black accounts of the Lowcountry / Vincent Carretta
  • Africans, culture, and Islam in the Lowcountry / Michael A. Gomez
  • "They shun the scrutiny of white men": reports on religion from the Georgia Louwcountry and West Africa, 1834-1850 / Erskine Clarke
  • Reclaiming the Gullah-Geechee past : archaeology of slavery in Coastal Georgia / Theresa A. Singleton
  • A spirit of enterprise : the African American challenge to the Confederate project in Civil War-era Savannah / Jacqueline Jones
  • "The great cry of people is land!" Black settlement and community development on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, 1865-1900 / Allison Dorsey
  • Summoning the ancestors : the flying Africans' story and its enduring legacy / Timothy Powell
  • A sense of self and place : unmasking my Gullah Cultural Heritage / Emory S. Campbell.