Exchanging our country marks the transformation of African identities in the colonial and antebellum South / Michael A. Gomez

Author(s): Gomez, Michael Angelo, 1955-
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Subjects: Southern States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Southern States--History--1775-1865
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African Americans--Southern States--Ethnic identity
African Americans--Race identity--Southern States
Slaves--Southern States--Social life and customs
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1998
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Ch. 1. Vesey's Challenge 1
Ch. 2. Time and Space 17
Ch. 3. Warriors, Charms, and Loas: Senegambia and the Bight of Benin 38
Ch. 4. Prayin' on duh Bead: Islam in Early America 59
Ch. 5. Societies and Stools: Sierra Leone and the Akan 88
Ch. 6. I Seen Folks Disappeah: The Igbo and West Central Africa 114
Ch. 7. Talking Half African: Middle Passage, Seasoning, and Language 154
Ch. 8. Tad's Query: Ethnicity and Class in African America 186
Ch. 9. Turning Down the Pot: Christianity and the African-Based Community 244
Ch. 10. The Least of These 291
App. Census Estimates for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830 293
Notes 297
Selected Bibliography 349
Index 359
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 97021476 (OCoLC)36969764
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 97021476
ISBN: 0807861715 (electronic bk.) :$49.95
ISBN: 0807823872 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807846945 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: xi, 370 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 45727625
ISBN/ISSN: 0807861715
0807823872
0807846945

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