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The house on Diamond Hill : a Cherokee plantation story

Author: Tiya Miles
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
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At the turn of the nineteenth century, James Vann, a Cherokee chief and entrepreneur, established Diamond Hill, the most famous plantation in the southeastern Cherokee Nation. In this first full-length study to reconstruct the history of the plantation, Tiya Miles tells the story of Diamond Hill's founding, its flourishing, its takeover by white land-lottery winners on the eve of the Cherokee Removal, its decay, and  Read more...
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Miles, Tiya, 1970-
House on Diamond Hill.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009052891
(OCoLC)495475390
Named Person: James Vann; James Vann
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiya Miles
ISBN: 9780807868126 0807868124 9781469604343 1469604345
OCLC Number: 676696387
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 315 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Housewarming: A Prologue; This Old House: An Introduction; Chapter 1. This Soul-House Built of Mud; Chapter 2. House-Raising; Chapter 3. The Big House/The Slave Quarter; Chapter 4. A House Divided; Chapter 5. House of Prayer; Chapter 6. In My Father's House Are Many Mansions; Bleak House: An Epilogue; Open House: A Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Appendix 1: Research Process, Methods, and Findings; Appendix 2: Black Slaves and Free Blacks on the Vann Plantation, Compiled by Julia Autry and William Chase Parker, Chief Vann House State Historic Site.
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A welcome addition to the histories of Native America, slavery, African America, gender, the early republic, and, perhaps most significantly, public history.--"The American Historical Review"

 
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