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African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals

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  • ISBN: 9781982145095
  • ISBN: 1982145099
  • Physical Description: xii, 944 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [751]-890) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Northern regions. New England : Puritan purposes, Akan ethics, American values ; Hudson Valley : Dutch capitalists, Angolan entrepreneurs, American strivers ; Delaware Valley : Quaker founders, Guinea achievers, American reformers -- Southern regions. Chesapeake Virginia and Maryland : English founders, West African strivers, Afro-American leaders ; Coastal Carolina, Georgia, and Florida : Barbadian planters, Gullah Geechee cultures, American roots ; Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf Coast : French, Spanish and Anglo rulers; Bamana, Benin and Congo slaves; American Pluralism in the Missisippi Valley -- Frontier regions. Western frontiers : Fulani herders, Carolina Cattlemen, Texas mustangers ; Maritime frontiers : West African boatmen, Atlantic seamen, American maritime traditions ; Southern frontiers : Angolan soldiers, Afro-Spanish militias, U.S. Seminole Negro scouts.
Summary, etc.: "A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States."--
Subject: HISTORY / United States / General
United States
Freed persons
Civilization African American influences
African Americans
United States Civilization African American influences
Slavery United States History
Freed persons United States
Slaves United States History
Africans United States History
African Americans History
Genre: History.
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