Joining Places : Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South
By: Kaye, Anthony E.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (376 p.).ISBN: 9780807877609.Subject(s): African American neighborhoods | Community life | History | Neighborhood | Slaves | Social conditions | Social life and customsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Joining Places : Slave Neighborhoods in the Old SouthDDC classification: 307.336208996073076226 LOC classification: E445.M6K29 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Neighborhoods; 2 Intimate Relations; 3 Divisions of Labor; 4 Terrains of Struggle; 5 Beyond Neighborhood; 6 War and Emancipation; Epilogue; Appendix: Population, Land, and Labor; Notes; Bibliography; Index
In this new interpretation of antebellum slavery, Anthony 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, and to otherwise contend with owners and their agents. In the course of cultivating family ties, forging alliances, working, socializing, and storytelling, slaves fashioned their neighborhoods into the locus of slave society.Joining Places is the first book about slavery to use the
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