The Resource The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South, Dylan C. Penningroth

The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South, Dylan C. Penningroth

Label
The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South
Title
The claims of kinfolk
Title remainder
African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South
Statement of responsibility
Dylan C. Penningroth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Claims of Kinfolk, Dylan Penningroth uncovers an extensive informal economy of property ownership among slaves and sheds new light on African American family and community life from the heyday of plantation slavery to the ""freedom generation"" of the 1870s. By focusing on relationships among blacks, as well as on the more familiar struggles between the races, Penningroth exposes a dynamic process of community and family definition. He also includes a comparative analysis of slavery and slave property ownership along the Gold Coast in West Africa, revealing significant difference
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
333.33/5/08996073075
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.8
LC item number
.P39 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
Label
The claims of kinfolk : African American property and community in the nineteenth-century South, Dylan C. Penningroth
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-292) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kinship and the slaves' economy from slavery to freedom -- One of the family? Abolition and social claims to property in the Gold Coast, West Africa, 1868-1930 -- Slavery's other economy -- Framily and property in Southern slavery -- In and out of court -- Remaking property -- Remaking kinship and community
Control code
ocm56356673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807862131
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35456681
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56356673
  • pebcs0807862134
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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