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Blacks on the border : the Black refugees in British North America, 1815-1860

Author: Harvey Amani Whitfield
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2006.
Series: History Reference Center.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the American Revolution, free black communities and enslaved African Americans increasingly struggled to reconcile their African heritage with their American home. This study reconstructs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Whitfield, Harvey Amani, 1974-
Blacks on the border.
Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, ©2006
(DLC) 2006016896
(OCoLC)70045763
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Amani Whitfield
ISBN: 1584656050 9781584656050 1584656069 9781584656067
OCLC Number: 607871040
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 179 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: American and Nova Scotian background, 1605/1815. Slavery and freedom in Nova Scotia ; Two distinct cultures of slavery --
Opportunities and obstacles in Nova Scotia, 1815/1860. Settlement and struggle ; Working folks ; Community and identity.
Series Title: History Reference Center.
Responsibility: Harvey Amani Whitfield.

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