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

Author: Mark Auslander
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Auslander, Mark.
Accidental slaveowner.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011012913
(OCoLC)709890520
Named Person: Kitty; James O Andrew; Kitty; James Osgood Andrew; James O Andrew; Kitty
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Auslander
ISBN: 0820341924 9780820341927 128325297X 9781283252973
OCLC Number: 756280794
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 383 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Mark Auslander.
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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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