Browse by Subject: American Ethnic

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From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 1775–1807

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The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Michael Crawford presents the compelling story of colonial manumission movements among North Carolina Quakers in this illuminating volume.

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Black Labor Migration in Caribbean Guatemala, 1882–1923

In the late nineteenth century, many Central American governments and countries sought to fill low-paying jobs and develop their economies by recruiting black American and West Indian laborers. Frederick Douglass Opie offers a revisionist interpretation of the lives of these workers, who were often depicted as simple victims with little, if any, enduring legacy. 

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Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation

Painstaking research went into this comprehensive volume of slavery in Florida from 1821 to 1865. Using a wealth of historic documents, personal papers, slave testimonies, and census and newspaper reports, Rivers offers new insights into Florida's

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T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

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Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

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A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine: Charles Banks of Mississippi