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Author Knight, Frederick C

Title Working the diaspora : the impact of African labor on the Anglo-American world, 1650-1850 / Frederick C. Knight

Publ Info New York : New York University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HD4865.A45 K65 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HD4865.A45 K65 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HD4865.A45 K65 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 229 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Culture, labor, history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-216) and index
Contents Material life in West and West Central Africa, 1650-1800 -- Seeds of change : African agricultural workers in the Anglo-American colonies -- Cultivating knowledge : African tobacco and cotton workers in colonial British America -- In an ocean of blue : West African indigo workers in the Atlantic world to 1800 -- Slave artisans : Black nonagricultural workers in colonial America and the antebellum South -- Natural worship : slavery, the environment, and Black consciousness in the antebellum South
LC subject Slave labor -- America -- History
Agricultural laborers -- America -- History
Africans -- America -- History
Blacks -- America -- History
Agriculture -- America -- History
African diaspora
ISBN 9780814748183 (cl : alk. paper)
081474818X (cl : alk. paper)