232 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 11 halftones, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-2187-6
Published: February 2015
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-0711-5
Published: August 2013
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Krauthamer's examination of slavery and emancipation highlights the ways Indian women's gender roles changed with the arrival of slavery and changed again after emancipation and reveals complex dynamics of race that shaped the lives of black people and Indians both before and after removal.
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Barbara Krauthamer is associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
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"Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above."--Choice
“An important overview of the lives of African and African American peoples who played relevant, active roles in United States affairs, adeptly navigated tribal and United States federal bureaucracy, and effectively articulated their views on race and identity.”--Ohio Valley History
"Such a rich and meaningful work from a significant era of national history that it could offer breadth and depth to any U.S. History collection, but especially library collections focusing on the pre-Civil War South, African American history, Native American history, 18th and 19th century history, and slavery and emancipation."--Tennessee Libraries
“In this compelling study Krauthamer successfully demonstrates black Americans’ struggle for their liberation and subsequent rights as citizens.”--Southern Historian
“Krauthamer’s study utilizes a wide variety of sources that weave together social, political, legal, racial, and indigenous history in important ways.”--Journal of Interdisciplinary History
“In this new book readers will find the most detailed picture yet of the lives of enslaved peoples living in the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations.”--Journal of American History
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