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Author Barton, Christopher P., 1983- author.

Title The archaeology of race and class at Timbuctoo : a black community in New Jersey / Christopher P. Barton ; foreword by Guy Weston
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2022]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 134 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- The Intersectionality of Race and Class -- History of Timbuctoo -- The Landscapes of Timbuctoo -- The Davis Home -- Food, Strife, and Preservation -- Display and Desire -- Conclusion
Summary "Examining the historic Black community of Timbuctoo, New Jersey, this book illuminates the intersectionality of life at the village and the ways Black residents resisted the marginalizing structures of race and class"-- Provided by publisher
Weaving together memories and inherited accounts, current archaeological investigations, historical records, and comparisons to nearby Black-established communities of the era, this book illuminates the everyday impacts of slavery and race relations in a part of the country that seemed to promise freedom and highlights the use of archaeology as a medium for social activism"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 08, 2022)
Subject African Americans -- New Jersey -- History
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New Jersey.
African Americans.
Excavations (Archaeology)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & Social.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.
Timbuctoo (N.J.) -- Antiquities
Timbuctoo (N.J.) -- History
New Jersey.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Weston, Guy, author of foreword.
LC no. 2021040774
ISBN 081307004X