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Author Carey, Anthony Gene

Title Sold down the river : slavery in the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia / Anthony Gene Carey

Publ Info Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  E445.A3 C37 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  E445.A3 C37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 263 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note "Published in cooperation with the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: writing slaveries from the perspectives of one place -- Slaveries, rivalries, revolutions, removals: the valley from creek heartland to American frontier -- Markets in flesh: the parameters of slavery and the slave trade -- The work of slavery, the lineaments of life -- "A tight fight where us was": punishment, resistance, and power -- Praying together for different things: evangelicalism and the limits of biracial worship -- Whose bodies? whose families? whose homes? Contesting identity and domesticity -- Epilogue: "Dere is sumpin' 'bout bein' free": the overthrow of slavery
LC subject Slavery -- Chattahoochee River Valley
Slavery -- Chattahoochee River Valley -- History
Chattahoochee River Valley -- History
Add Author Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Troup County Historical Society
ISBN 9780817317416 (cloth : alk. paper)
0817317414 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780817385668 (electronic)
0817385665 (electronic)