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Author Foster, Frances Smith

Title 'Til death or distance do us part : love and marriage in African America / Frances Smith Foster

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2010]
 CCRI-Newport  E185.86 .F673 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E185.86 .F673 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E185.86 F673 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E185.86 .F673 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 198 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-179) and index
Contents Adam and Eve, Antoney and Isabella -- Terms of endearment -- Practical thoughts, divine mandates, and the Afro-Protestant Press -- Rights and rituals -- Myths, memory, and self-realization -- Getting stories straight, keeping them real -- Alchemy of personal politics -- Me, Mende, and Sankofa : an epilogue
LC subject African Americans -- Marriage -- History
African Americans -- Marriage customs and rites -- History
Slaves -- Family relationships -- United States -- History
Marriage customs and rites -- United States
Marriage -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865
Alt Title Until death or distance do us part
ISBN 9780195328523 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195328523 (hardback : alk. paper)