African founders : how enslaved people expanded American freedom
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African founders : how enslaved people expanded American freedom

By Fischer, David Hackett, 1935- author.

Genre History.

Published 2022 by Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN 9781982145095

Bib Id 2515902

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

Description 800 p.

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03582cam a22006018i 4500
LCCN
2021-020168
ISBN
9781982145095 (hardcover) $40.00
1982145099
9781982145101 (trade paperback) $
1982145102
Call #
973.0496 F
Title
African founders : how enslaved people expanded American freedom
Varying Form of Title
How enslaved people expanded American freedom
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Information
2022 by Simon & Schuster, New York :
Description
800 p.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Northern regions, New England -- Puritan purposes, Akan ethics, American values -- Hudson Valley -- Dutch capitalists, Angolan entrepreneurs, American strivers -- Delaware Valley -- Quaker founders, Guinea achievers, American reformers -- Southern regions, Chesapeake, Virginia and Maryland -- English masters, West African rebels, American leaders -- Coastal Carolina and Georgia -- Barbadian planters, Gullah-Geechee cultures, American roots -- Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf Coast -- French, Spanish & Anglo rulers; Bamana, Benin & Congo clusters; American Pluralism -- Frontier regions, Western frontiers : free range slaves -- Fulani herders, Texas cowboys, American mustangers -- Maritime frontiers : saltwater slaves -- West African boatmen, Atlantic seamen, American mariners -- Southern frontiers : warrior slaves -- Angolan soldiers, Afro-Seminole warriors, U.S. Seminole-Negro scouts.
Summary
"A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"--
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History

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