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Author Gomez, Michael A
Title Exchanging Our Country Marks : The Transformation of African Identity in the Colonial and Antebellum South
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1997
©1998
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- CHAPTER ONE: Vesey's Challenge -- CHAPTER TWO: Time and Space -- CHAPTER THREE: Warriors, Charms, and Loas: Senegambia and the Bight of Benin -- CHAPTER FOUR: Prayin' on duh Bead: Islam in Early America -- CHAPTER FIVE: Societies and Stools: Sierra Leone and the Akan -- CHAPTER SIX: I Seen Folks Disappeah: The Igbo and West Central Africa -- CHAPTER SEVEN: Talking Half African: Middle Passage, Seasoning, and Language -- CHAPTER EIGHT: Tad's Query: Ethnicity and Class in African America -- CHAPTER NINE: Turning Down the Pot: Christianity and the African-Based Community -- CHAPTER TEN: The Least of These -- Appendix: Census Estimates for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830 -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Link Print version: Gomez, Michael A. Exchanging Our Country Marks : The Transformation of African Identity in the Colonial and Antebellum South Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press,c1997 9780807846940
Subject African Americans -- Southern States -- Ethnic identity.;African Americans -- Race identity -- Southern States.;Slaves -- Southern States -- Social life and customs.;Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.;Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865
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