Uncommon Ground

Uncommon Ground

Archaeology and Early African America, 1650-1800

Book - 1992
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Winner of the Southern Anthropological Society's prestigious James Mooney Award, Uncommon Ground takes a unique archaeological approach to examining early African American life. Ferguson shows how black pioneers worked within the bars of bondage to shape their distinct identity and lay a rich foundation for the multicultural adjustments that became colonial America.Through pre-Revolutionary period artifacts gathered from plantations and urban slave communities, Ferguson integrates folklore, history, and research to reveal how these enslaved people actually lived. Impeccably researched and beautifully written.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1992
ISBN: 9781560980599
1560980591
9781560980582
1560980583
Call Number: 326.975 F381u
Characteristics: xlv, 186 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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