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African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry

The Atlantic World and the Gullah Geechee

African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry( )
Editor: Morgan, Philip
Contribution by: Campbell, Emory
Carretta, Vincent
Clarke, Erskine
Dorsey, Allison
Gomez, Michael
Jones, Jacqueline
Powell, Timothy
Pressly, Paul M.
Singleton, Theresa
Wood, Betty
Series edited by: Newman, Richard
Rael, Patrick
Sinha, Manisha
ISBN:978-0-8203-4274-0
Publication Date:Aug 2011
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Included are essays on the double-edged freedom that the American Revolution made possible to black women, the Lowcountry as site of the largest gathering of African Muslims in early North America, and the coexisting worlds of Christianity and Conjuring in coastal Georgia and the links (with variations) to African practices.

Author Biography
(Editor)
Richard Newman is the author of over 200 books, articles, and reviews in African-American studies. He is currently research officer at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University. Prior to this, he was managing editor of the Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. Mr. Newman resides in Massachusetts.

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