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Owning Up to Citizenship

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter briefly describes how Reconstruction writers explored the new constitutional guarantee of citizenship for the freedpeople living in the Southern United States. It analyzes ... More


“All of the Coromantee Country”: The Akan Diaspora in North America

Kwasi Konadu

in The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on those Akan who lived agitatedly in captivity, remained complicit with the order of things, or sought to temporally and spiritually transcend captivity in Georgia, Maryland, ... More


Families in Crisis in the Old South: Divorce, Slavery, and the Law

Loren Schweninger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835692
eISBN:
9781469601625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837504_schweninger
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the antebellum South, divorce was an explosive issue. As one lawmaker put it, divorce was to be viewed as a form of “madness,” and as another asserted, divorce reduced communities to the “lowest ... More


Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

James Hudnut-Beumler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In this fresh and fascinating chronicle of Christianity in the contemporary South, historian and minister James Hudnut-Beumler draws on extensive interviews and his own personal journeys throughout ... More


Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Hannah Rosen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen
Subject:
History, African-American History

The meaning of race in the antebellum southern United States was anchored in the racial exclusivity of slavery (coded as black) and full citizenship (coded as white as well as male). These ... More


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