Lines in the Sand: Race and Class in Lowcountry Georgia, 1750-1860 (New edition)

Lines in the Sand: Race and Class in Lowcountry Georgia, 1750-1860 (New edition)

By: Timothy James Lockley (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

Description

Dominated politically and economically by a planter elite and outnumbered by slaves, lowcountry poor whites in antebellum Georgia often found that their closest allies were on the opposite side of the color line. Timothy James Lockley looks at evidence from travel accounts, slave narratives, newspapers, and court documents to reveal that poor whites and blacks formed numerous kinds of relationships in such pursuits as work, recreation, trade, religion, even crime. Sometimes they came together out of mutual affection, sometimes for mutual advantage - but always in spite of the disapproving authority of the planter class.

Create a review

About Author

Timothy James Lockley is a lecturer in American history at the University of Warwick.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780820325972
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780820325972
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 082032597X
  • edition: New edition

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close