Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North: African Americans in by Graham Russell Hodges

By Graham Russell Hodges

whereas the transition city African american citizens made up of slavery to freedom within the North has been the topic of a lot scholarship, the studies in their rural opposite numbers has remained mostly hidden. utilizing the improvement of a unmarried group in jap New Jersey, Hodges examines the African-American event within the rural North. This particular social background addresses many long-held assumptions approximately slavery and emancipation open air the plantation South. Hodges weaves an complex development of existence and loss of life, paintings and worship, from the earliest cost to the top of the Civil War.

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