After freedom : a cultural study in the deep South (Book, 1939) [WorldCat.org]
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After freedom : a cultural study in the deep South

Author: Hortense Powdermaker
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Powdermaker's work provides us with what is still a unique look at how African American men and women struggled to build families, develop capital, and create a community under conditions which made it necessary for both subjects and the observer to refer to their moment in time as 'after freedom,' though it was almost three-quarters of a century after emancipation. Her work offers us perspectives that foreshadowed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ethnographies
History
Études ethnographiques
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powdermaker, Hortense, 1903-1970.
After freedom.
New York, Viking Press, 1939
(OCoLC)644155788
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hortense Powdermaker
OCLC Number: 1861426
Notes: "First published in February 1939."
Description: xx, 408 pages: tables ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Hortense Powdermaker.

Abstract:

"Powdermaker's work provides us with what is still a unique look at how African American men and women struggled to build families, develop capital, and create a community under conditions which made it necessary for both subjects and the observer to refer to their moment in time as 'after freedom,' though it was almost three-quarters of a century after emancipation. Her work offers us perspectives that foreshadowed contemporary ethnography's efforts to 'bring anthropology back home,' Afrocentric research's focus on Africa in America, and feminist theory's attempt to incorporate race and class into constructions of white-woman gender studies"—Brackette F. Williams and Drexel G. Woodson, University of Arizona.

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