Ancestors of worthy life : plantation slavery and black heritage at Mount Clare (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Ancestors of worthy life : plantation slavery and black heritage at Mount Clare

Author: Teresa S Moyer
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015].
Series: Cultural heritage studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
America plantation sites are reluctant to show and interpret the homes and lives of the slaves that used to reside there in times of slavery. Mount Clare is one such site and Teresa Moyer examines the lives of its former slaves and the issues keeping these findings hidden. Raising questions about how race continues to affect the decisions made at historic sites, Moyer discovers that slaves at Mount Clare adopted the  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa S Moyer
ISBN: 9780813060460 081306046X 9780813055121 0813055121
OCLC Number: 1027984516
Notes: Disponible además en formato electrónico.
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xvi, 217 páginas : ilustraciones ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Slavery and iron at Georgia --
The creation of Mount Clare --
Slavery and revolution --
White widowhood --
Manumission and freedom --
A broader history --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Cultural heritage studies.
Responsibility: Teresa S. Moyer ; foreword by Paul A. Shackel.

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Despite the contributions of enslaved African Americans to the US's economy, culture, and history, records of their existence are all but expunged from plantation sites. One such site is Mount Clare,  Read more...

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