Slavery in the Cherokee Nation: The Keetoowah Society and the Defining of a People, 1855-1867 (Studies in African American History and Culture)

Slavery in the Cherokee Nation: The Keetoowah Society and the Defining of a People, 1855-1867 (Studies in African American History and Culture)

By: Patrick Neal Minges (author)Hardback

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This work explores the dynamic issues of race and religion within the Cherokee Nation and to look at the role of secret societies in shaping these forces during the nineteenth century.

Contents

1. Red, Black and White in the Old South 2. 'Civilization' and its Discontents 3. The Birth and Growth of the Keetoowah Society 4. 'Between Two Fires' 5. 'So Laudable an Enterprise' 6. 'The Most Sacred Obligations' Conclusion Keetoowah Laws Appendix A: John Harrison Ex Slave Narrative Appendix B: Elizabeth Watts Interview

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415945868
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780415945868
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415945860

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