Slavery and freedom in Savannah (eBook, 2014) []
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Slavery and freedom in Savannah

Slavery and freedom in Savannah

Author: Leslie Maria Harris; Daina Ramey Berry
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2014] 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines a variety of perspectives on slavery, emancipation, and black life in Savannah from the city's founding to the early twentieth century. Written by leading historians of Savannah, Georgia,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Maria Harris; Daina Ramey Berry
ISBN: 9780820347066 082034706X
OCLC Number: 908744029
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 6 mai 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (287 p.)
Contents: The transatlantic slave trade comes to Georgia / James A. McMillin --
"The King of England's soldiers": armed blacks in Savannah and its hinterlands during the Revolutionary War era, 1778-1787 / Timothy Lockley --
At the intersection of cotton and commerce: antebellum Savannah and its slaves / Susan Eva O'Donovan --
To "venerate the spot" of "airy visions": slavery and the romantic conception of place in Mary Telfair's Savannah / Jeffrey Robert Young --
Slave life in Savannah: geographies of autonomy and control / Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry --
Free black life in Savannah / Janice L. Sumler-Edmond --
Wartime workers, moneymakers: Black labor in Civil War-era Savannah / Jacqueline Jones --
"We defy you!": politics and violence in reconstruction Savannah / Jonathan M. Bryant --
"The fighting has not been in vain": African American intellectuals in Jim Crow Savannah / Bobby J. Donaldson.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie M. Harris and Daina Ramey Berry.


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