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In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South

Author: John Hope Franklin; Loren Schweninger
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: New narratives in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an engaging narrative format, 'In Search of the Promised Land' tells the story of the Thomas-Rapier family of Nashville, following Sally Thomas and her sons James, Henry and John to analyze the complex and ambiguous nature of slavery and freedom in the Old South.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Sally Thomas; Sally Thomas; Thomas family.; Rapier family.; Rapier family.; Thomas family.; Sally Thomas
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hope Franklin; Loren Schweninger
ISBN: 0195160878 9780195160871 0195160886 9780195160888
OCLC Number: 79462755
Description: xvii, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 17 cm.
Series Title: New narratives in American history.
Responsibility: by John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger.
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