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African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals  Cover Image Book Book

African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals / David Hackett Fischer.

Summary

Summary:

"A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"-- Provided by publisher

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781982145095
  • ISBN: 1982145099
  • ISBN: 9781982145101
  • ISBN: 1982145102
  • Physical Description: xii, 944 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2022.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 751-890) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Northern regions, New England -- Puritan purposes, Akan ethics, American values -- Hudson Valley -- Dutch capitalists, Angolan entrepreneurs, American strivers -- Delaware Valley -- Quaker founders, Guinea achievers, American reformers -- Southern regions, Chesapeake, Virginia and Maryland -- English masters, West African rebels, American leaders -- Coastal Carolina and Georgia -- Barbadian planters, Gullah-Geechee cultures, American roots -- Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf Coast -- French, Spanish & Anglo rulers; Bamana, Benin & Congo clusters; American Pluralism -- Frontier regions, Western frontiers : free range slaves -- Fulani herders, Texas cowboys, American mustangers -- Maritime frontiers : saltwater slaves -- West African boatmen, Atlantic seamen, American mariners -- Southern frontiers : warrior slaves -- Angolan soldiers, Afro-Seminole warriors, U.S. Seminole-Negro scouts.
Subject: African Americans > History.
Africans > United States > History.
Slaves > United States > History.
Freed persons > United States.
Slavery > United States > History.
United States > Civilization > African American influences.
Noirs américains > Histoire.
Africains > États-Unis > Histoire.
Esclaves > États-Unis > Histoire.
Esclavage > États-Unis > Histoire.
États-Unis > Civilisation > Influence noire américaine.
African Americans.
Africans.
Civilization > African American influences.
Freed persons.
Slavery.
Slaves.
United States.
HISTORY / United States / General.
Genre: History.

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