Joining places : slave neighborhoods in the old South /

In this new interpretation of antebellum slavery, Kaye offers a vivid portrait of slaves transforming adjoining plantations into slave neighborhoods. He describes men and women opening paths from their owners' plantations to adjacent farms to go courting and take spouses, to work, to run away,...

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Main Author: Kaye, Anthony E.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2007.
Series:John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
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Online Access:Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Neighborhoods
  • Intimate relations
  • Divisions of labor
  • Terrains of struggle
  • Beyond neighborhood
  • War and emancipation
  • Appendix: Population, land, and labor.