The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South

Author: Dylan C Penningroth
Publisher: Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [2003] ©2003
Series: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Claims of Kinfolk, Dylan Penningroth uncovers an extensive informal economy of property ownership among slaves and sheds new light on African American family and community life from the heyday of plantation slavery to the ""freedom generation"" of the 1870s. By focusing on relationships among blacks, as well as on the more familiar struggles between the races, Penningroth exposes a dynamic process of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Penningroth, Dylan C.
Claims of kinfolk.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003000212
(OCoLC)51535775
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dylan C Penningroth
ISBN: 0807862134 9780807862131 0807827975 9780807827970
OCLC Number: 56356673
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 310 pages) : illustrations, 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: Kinship and the slaves' economy from slavery to freedom --
One of the family? Abolition and social claims to property in the Gold Coast, West Africa, 1868-1930 --
Slavery's other economy --
Family and property in Southern slavery --
In and out of court --
Remaking property --
Remaking kinship and community.
Series Title: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: Dylan C. Penningroth.
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This work uncovers an extensive informal economy of property ownership among slaves. Dylan C. Penningroth seeks to shed new light on African American family and community life from the heydey of  Read more...

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