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The accidental slaveowner : revisiting a myth of race and finding an American family

Autor: Mark Auslander
Editora: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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What does one contested account of an enslaved woman tell us about our difficult racial past? Part history, part anthropology, and part detective story, this book traces, from the 1850s to the present day, how different groups of people have struggled with one powerful story about slavery. For over a century and a half, residents of Oxford, Georgia (the birthplace of Emory University), have told and retold stories  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Pessoa Denominada: Kitty; James O Andrew
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Mark Auslander
ISBN: 9780820340425 0820340421 9780820340432 082034043X 1992396507 9781992396500
Número OCLC: 709890520
Descrição: xvi, 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: The myth of Kitty --
Distant kin : slavery and cultural intimacy in a Georgia community --
"The tenderest solicitude for her welfare" : founding texts of the Andrew-Kitty narrative --
"As free as I am" : retelling the narrative --
"The other side of paradise" : mythos and memory in the cemetery --
"The most interesting building in Georgia" : the strange career of Kitty's cottage --
Enigmas of kinship : Miss Kitty and her family --
"Out of the shadows" : the Andrew family slaves --
Saying something now.
Responsabilidade: Mark Auslander.

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Part history, part anthropology, and part detective story, "The Accidental Slaveowner" traces, from the 1850s to the present day, how different groups of people have struggled with one powerful story  Ler mais...

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[B]y tracing the current descendants of Kitty, the author has made a contribution to African American genealogy, no small undertaking.--Loren Schweninger ""Journal of American History" "

 
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