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Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families since Reconstruction

Debra Reid and Evan Bennett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039862
eISBN:
9780813043777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039862.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule focuses on America's most-forgotten farmers: black families that cast their lot on their own land and depended on their own labor in a nation that doubted their right to ... More


Beyond Sugar: Plantation Landscapes and the Rise of a Free Black Population on St. Lucia

Jane I. Seiter

in Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much has been written about the “sugar revolution” sweeping the islands of the Caribbean in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Recent work by archaeologists, however, has challenged this ... More


As We Remembered Zion, 1833–1890

Carol V. R. George

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190231088
eISBN:
9780190231118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231088.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing from the memories of the pioneer settlers’ descendants and Methodist records, this chapter recounts the settling of Longdale, Mississippi, home of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Early ... More


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