Tiffany Ruby Patterson teaches History and Africana Studies at Hamilton College and is Associate Editor of Black Women in United States History, a 16 volume series.
AcknowledgmentsPrologueIntroduction: Rootedness-The History of Private Life1. Reconstructing Past Presents2. Portraits of the South: Zora Neale Hurston's Politics of Place3. A Place between Home and Horror4. Sex and Color in Eatonville, Florida5. A Transient World of Labor6. Patronage: Anatomy of a PredicamentEpilogueNotesIndexPhoto gallery follows page 112