Black Yankees : the development of an Afro-American subculture in eighteenth-century New England (Book, 1988) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Black Yankees : the development of an Afro-American subculture in eighteenth-century New England

Author: William Dillon Piersen
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book ... is not so much a history of slavery in the Northeast as it is a historical study of the building of American culture ... "The geographical scope of this study is nominally 'New England, ' but areas encompassing the present states of Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire (excluding Rockingham County) receive scant attention because in the 1700s these areas lacked significant black populations. ... the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Piersen, William Dillon, 1942-
Black Yankees.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988
(OCoLC)568750636
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dillon Piersen
ISBN: 0870235869 9780870235863 0870235877 9780870235870
OCLC Number: 15792308
Description: xii, 237 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by William D. Piersen.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_81188
991000271899705351

Abstract:

"This book ... is not so much a history of slavery in the Northeast as it is a historical study of the building of American culture ... "The geographical scope of this study is nominally 'New England, ' but areas encompassing the present states of Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire (excluding Rockingham County) receive scant attention because in the 1700s these areas lacked significant black populations. ... the areas of greatest attention--Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts ... "Introduction., p. [ix], xi.
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