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Ties that bind : the story of an Afro-Cherokee family in slavery and freedom

Author: Tiya Miles
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: American crossroads, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This beautifully written book tells the haunting saga of a quintessentially American family. It is the story of Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late 1790s. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and slave and also as lifelong partners who, with their children and grandchildren, experienced key events in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiya Miles
ISBN: 9780520285637 0520285638
OCLC Number: 900960383
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xxxi, 368 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Captivity --
Slavery --
Motherhood --
Property --
Christianity --
Nationhood --
Gold rush --
Removal --
Capture --
Freedom --
Epilogue : citizenship --
Coda : the Shoeboots family today.
Series Title: American crossroads, 14.
Other Titles: Story of an Afro-Cherokee family in slavery and freedom
Responsibility: Tiya Miles.

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Shoe Boots, a famed Cherokee warrior and successful farmer, and Doll, an African slave he acquired in the late 1790s. Over the next thirty years, Shoe Boots and Doll lived together as master and  Read more...

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