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- DescriptionPart detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, this book gives an account of the author's quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. It challenges many of the accepted truths about African-American history, including the assumption that the phrase nineteenth-century black Americans means enslaved people.
- Author BiographyCarla L. Peterson is professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the author of Doers of the Word : African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North, 1830-1880.
- Author(s)Carla L. Peterson
- PublisherYale University Press
- Date of Publication04/03/2011
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationNew Haven
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintYale University Press
- Content Note36 black-&-white illustrations
- Weight812 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine30 mm
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