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West, Emily, 1971-
Family or freedom : people of color in the antebellum South / Emily West
Alternate Title People of color in the antebellum South
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E449 .W512 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Free blacks -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Free blacks -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Free blacks -- Family relationships -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Slaves -- Family relationships -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description 233 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-220) and index
Contents Presumed enslaved : free people of color and the law in the Southern States -- Free people of color and residency requests -- "Traditional" motivations and white perspectives on voluntary enslavement -- Free people of color and the enslaved -- Expulsion, enslavement, and ties across the color line
Series New directions in southern history

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