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Hunting and Fishing in the New South

Author: Giltner.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

Giltner's thorough research using slave narratives, sportsmen's recollections, records of fish and game clubs, and sporting periodicals offers a unique perspective on the African-American struggle  Read more...


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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giltner.
ISBN: 9781421402376 1421402378 9780801890239 0801890233
OCLC Number: 1091435753
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Hunting, Fishing, and Freedom1. "You Can't Starve a Negro": Hunting and Fishing and African Americans' Subsistence in the Post-Emancipation South2. "The Pot-Hunting Son of Ham": White Sportsmen's Objections to African Americans' Hunting and Fishing3. "The Art of Serving Is with Them Innate": African Americans and the Work of Southern Hunting and Fishing4. "With the Due Subordination of Master and Servant Preserved": Race and Sporting Tourism in the Post-Emancipation South5. "When He Should Be between the Plow Handles": Sportsmen, Landowners, Legislators, and the Assault on African Americans' Hunting and FishingConclusion: Contradiction and Continuity in the Southern Sporting FieldAcknowledgmentsNotesEssay on SourcesIndex


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Scott Giltner delivers an intriguing and thoughtful survey of sporting cultures and racial identity in the postbellum South... A provocative regional study that highlights the value of approaching Read more...

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