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Africans in the Old South

Mapping Exceptional Lives across the Atlantic World

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$28.00 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674495166

Publication Date: 04/04/2016

Text

224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 maps

World

  • List of Maps*
  • Introduction
  • 1. Anglo-African Women Join a Plantation Society
  • 2. Finding a Transatlantic Middle Ground between Black and White
  • 3. From Manservant to Abolitionist and Physician
  • 4. Navigating a Way to Freedom
  • 5. Unidentified Africans Seek British Protection
  • 6. Caught in the Illegal Slave Trade
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • 1. Elizabeth and Catherine Cleveland
    • 2. The Sherbro Region
    • 3. Elizabeth Cleveland Hardcastle’s and Catherine Cleveland’s Lowcountry Neighborhood
    • 4. Holman Family
    • 5. Senegambia, Sierra Leone, and the Windward Coast
    • 6. Holman Lowcountry Plantations
    • 7. Robert Johnson
    • 8. Dimmock Charlton
    • 9. Three Unidentified Africans
    • 10. The U.S. Lower South
    • 11. Old Calabar
    • 12. Charles Smith
    • 13. Sack N’Jaie
    • 14. Moses Family
    • 15. Sierra Leone and Liberia

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