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Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Graham Russell Hodges
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This unique social history, focusing on a single community in eastern New jersey, addresses many long-held assumptions about slavery and emancipation outside the plantation South.
Slavery and Freedom in the Mid-Hudson Valley
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Michael E. Groth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-17 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Explores the long-neglected rural dimensions of northern slavery and emancipation in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley. Slavery and Freedom in the Mid-Hudson Valley focuses on the largely forgotten history of slavery in New York and the African American freedom struggle in the central Hudson Valley prior to the Civil War. Slaves
African Americans in the Colonial Era
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Donald R. Wright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-24 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

What are the origins of slavery and race-based prejudice in the mainland American colonies? How did the Atlantic slave trade operate to supply African labor to colonial America? How did African-American culture form and evolve? How did the American Revolution affect men and women of African descent? Previous editions of
The American Revolution in New Jersey
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: James J. Gigantino
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Battles were fought in many colonies during the American Revolution, but New Jersey was home to more sustained and intense fighting over a longer period of time. The nine essays in The American Revolution in New Jersey, depict the many challenges New Jersey residents faced at the intersection of the
Freedom Bound
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Christopher Tomlins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Freedom Bound is about the origins of modern America - a history of colonizing, work and civic identity from the beginnings of English presence on the mainland until the Civil War. It is a history of migrants and migrations, of colonizers and colonized, of households and servitude and slavery, and