Red, white, et black make blue : indigo in the fabric of colonial South Carolina life (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Red, white, et black make blue : indigo in the fabric of colonial South Carolina life
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Red, white, et black make blue : indigo in the fabric of colonial South Carolina life

Author: Andrea Feeser
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : Univ. of Georgia Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Tells the stories of all the peoples who made indigo a key part of the colonial South Carolina experience as she explores indigo's relationships to land use, slave labour, textile production and use,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Feeser
ISBN: 9780820338170 0820338176 9780820345536 0820345539
OCLC Number: 915453047
Description: x, 140 Seiten, [8] Blätter : Illustrationen
Contents: Why South Carolina indigo? --
South Carolina indigo in British and Colonial wear --
South Carolina indigo in British textiles for the home and Colonial market --
South Carolina indigo in the dress of slaves and sovereign Indians --
Indigo cultivation and production in South Carolina --
Botanists, merchants, and planters in South Carolina : investments in indigo --
The role of indigo in native-colonist struggles over land and goods --
Producing South Carolina indigo: colonial planters and the skilled labor of slaves --
Indigo plantation histories --
Indigo and an East Florida plantation: overseer Indian Johnson walks away --
Slave John Williams: a key contributor to the Lucas-Pinckney indigo concern --
Conclusion. South Carolina indigo: a history of color.
Other Titles: Red, white, and black make blue
Responsibility: Andrea Feeser.

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"The official state color of South Carolina is indigo. Why? Read Dr. Feeser's book. To understand the rich complexities of modern South Carolina, one needs to recognize the multidimensional past Read more...

 
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