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Author Burke, Diane Mutti

Title On slavery's border : Missouri's small-slaveholding households, 1815-1865 / Diane Mutti Burke

Publ Info Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 PC  E445.M67 B87 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E445.M67 B87 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E445.M67 B87 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Early American places
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-396) and index
Contents "They came like an avalanche" : the development of a small-slaveholding promised land -- Households in the middle ground : small slaveholders' family strategies -- "I was at home with the Negroes at work" : labor within Missouri's small-slaveholding households -- "May we as one family live in peace and harmony" : small-slaveholding household relations -- "Mah pappy belong to a neighbor" : marriage and family among Missouri slaves -- "We all lived neighbors" : sociability in small-slaveholding neighborhoods -- The war within : the passing of border slavery
LC subject Slavery -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century
Slaveholders -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century
Households -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century
Farm life -- Missouri -- History -- 19th century
Slaves -- Missouri -- Social conditions -- 19th century
African Americans -- Missouri -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Whites -- Missouri -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Missouri -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Missouri -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Border States (U.S. Civil War) -- Social conditions -- Case studies
ISBN 9780820336367 (hardcover : alk. paper)
082033636X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820336831 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820336831 (pbk. : alk. paper)