Sold down the river : slavery in the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia / Anthony Gene Carey
- 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.
- 9780817317416 (cloth : alk. paper), 0817317414 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780817385668 (electronic), and 0817385665 (electronic)
- "Published in cooperation with the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society."
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the Edward J. and Eleanor Black Nichols Library Endowment Fund; 2011.
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