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The Resource Bound in wedlock : slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter

Bound in wedlock : slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter

Label
Bound in wedlock : slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century
Title
Bound in wedlock
Title remainder
slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Tera W. Hunter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected white Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DEGRU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunter, Tera W
Dewey number
390/.25097309034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.86
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • Marriage
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Marriage
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • United States
Label
Bound in wedlock : slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "The marriage certificate" -- "Until distance do you part" -- "God made marriage, but the white man made the law" -- Marriage rights require more than manumission -- Marriage "under the flag" -- A civil war over marriage -- Reconstructing intimacies -- "The most cruel wrongs" -- Hopes and travails at century's end -- Epilogue: legacies and challenges
Control code
984643450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674979208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674979208
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvvn0bqp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)984643450
Label
Bound in wedlock : slave and free black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "The marriage certificate" -- "Until distance do you part" -- "God made marriage, but the white man made the law" -- Marriage rights require more than manumission -- Marriage "under the flag" -- A civil war over marriage -- Reconstructing intimacies -- "The most cruel wrongs" -- Hopes and travails at century's end -- Epilogue: legacies and challenges
Control code
984643450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674979208
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/9780674979208
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvvn0bqp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)984643450

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