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The Resource The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein

The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein

Label
The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white
Title
The invisible line
Title remainder
three American families and the secret journey from Black to white
Statement of responsibility
Daniel J. Sharfstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sharfstein, Daniel J
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
S5724 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gibson family
  • Spencer family
  • Walls family
  • Racially mixed people
  • Miscegenation
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Race
  • Race awareness
  • United States
Label
The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gibson : Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1768 -- Wall : Rockingham, North Carolina, 1838 -- Spencer : Clay County, Kentucky, 1848 -- Gibson : New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-55 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County Kentucky, 1855 -- Wall : September 1858, Oberlin, Ohio -- Civil War : Wall, Gibson, and Spencer -- Civil War : Wall & Gibson -- Gibson : February 2, 1866 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., June 14, 1871 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1870s -- Gibson : Washington, D.C., 1878 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., January 21, 1880 -- Gibson : Washington, New Orleans, and Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1888-92 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1890-91 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Spring 1900 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1909 -- Spencer : Home Creek, Buchanan County, Virginia 1912 -- Gibson : Paris, 1931 -- Wall : Freeport, Long Island, 1946
Control code
650210744
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 396 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594202827
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010029647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)650210744
Label
The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white, Daniel J. Sharfstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-383) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gibson : Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1768 -- Wall : Rockingham, North Carolina, 1838 -- Spencer : Clay County, Kentucky, 1848 -- Gibson : New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-55 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County Kentucky, 1855 -- Wall : September 1858, Oberlin, Ohio -- Civil War : Wall, Gibson, and Spencer -- Civil War : Wall & Gibson -- Gibson : February 2, 1866 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., June 14, 1871 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1870s -- Gibson : Washington, D.C., 1878 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., January 21, 1880 -- Gibson : Washington, New Orleans, and Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1888-92 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1890-91 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Spring 1900 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1909 -- Spencer : Home Creek, Buchanan County, Virginia 1912 -- Gibson : Paris, 1931 -- Wall : Freeport, Long Island, 1946
Control code
650210744
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 396 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594202827
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010029647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)650210744

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