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Carey, Anthony Gene
Sold down the river : slavery in the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia / Anthony Gene Carey
Alternate Title Slavery in the lower Chattahoochee Valley of Alabama and Georgia
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  E445.A3 C37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slavery -- Chattahoochee River Valley
Slavery -- Chattahoochee River Valley -- History
Subject Chattahoochee River Valley -- History
Physical Description x, 263 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note "Published in cooperation with the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-255) 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
Alternate Author Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Troup County Historical Society

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