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The Resource Family or Freedom : People of Color in the Antebellum South

Family or Freedom : People of Color in the Antebellum South

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Family or Freedom : People of Color in the Antebellum South
Title
Family or Freedom
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People of Color in the Antebellum South
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Language
eng
Summary
In the antebellum South, the presence of free people of color was problematic to the white population. Not only were they possible assistants to enslaved people and potential members of the labor force; their very existence undermined popular justifications for slavery. It is no surprise that, by the end of the Civil War, nine Southern states had enacted legal provisions for the ""voluntary"" enslavement of free blacks. What is surprising to modern sensibilities and perplexing to scholars is that some individuals did petition to rescind their freedom. Family or Freedom investigates th
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New Directions in Southern History
Family or Freedom : People of Color in the Antebellum South
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Family or Freedom : People of Color in the Antebellum South
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcsbc
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Presumed enslaved : free people of color and the law in the Southern States -- Free people of color and residency requests -- "Traditional" motivations and white perspectives on voluntary enslavement -- Free people of color and the enslaved -- Expulsion, enslavement, and ties across the color line
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Extent
1 online resource (245 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136936
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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