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Title African American life in the Georgia lowcountry : the Atlantic world and the Gullah Geechee / edited by Philip Morgan
Published Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press : in association with the Georgia Humanities Council, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 311 pages, 46 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Contents Lowcountry Georgia and the early modern Atlantic world, 1733-ca. 1820 / Philip Morgan -- "High notions of their liberty": women of color and the American Revolution in Lowcountry Georgia and South Carolina, 1765-1783 / Betty Wood -- "I began to feel the happiness of liberty, of which I knew nothing before": eighteenth-century black accounts of the Lowcountry / Vincent Carretta -- Africans, culture, and Islam in the Lowcountry / Michael A. Gomez -- "They shun the scrutiny of white men": reports on religion from the Georgia Louwcountry and West Africa, 1834-1850 / Erskine Clarke -- Reclaiming the Gullah-Geechee past : archaeology of slavery in Coastal Georgia / Theresa A. Singleton -- A spirit of enterprise : the African American challenge to the Confederate project in Civil War-era Savannah / Jacqueline Jones -- "The great cry of people is land!" Black settlement and community development on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, 1865-1900 / Allison Dorsey -- Summoning the ancestors : the flying Africans' story and its enduring legacy / Timothy Powell -- A sense of self and place : unmasking my Gullah Cultural Heritage / Emory S. Campbell
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast -- History.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast -- Religion.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast -- Social conditions.
Gullahs -- Georgia -- Atlantic Coast -- History.
Atlantic Coast (Ga.) -- History.
Atlantic Coast (Ga.) -- Religious life and customs.
Atlantic Coast (Ga.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Morgan, Philip D., 1949-
Georgia Humanities Council.
LC no. 2009022714
ISBN 0820342742 (electronic bk.)
1283253089
9780820342740 (electronic bk.)
9781283253086