Breaking ground, breaking silence : the story of New York's African burial ground /

Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times.

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Main Author: Hansen, Joyce.
Other Authors: McGowan, Gary.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Henry Holt, c1998.
Edition:1st ed.
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Main Author:Hansen, Joyce.
Summary:Describes the discovery and study of the African burial site found in Manhattan in 1991, while excavating for a new building, and what it reveals about the lives of black people in Colonial times.
Physical Description:xii, 130 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]) and index.