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Author Millward, Jessica, author.

Title Finding Charity's folk : enslaved and free black women in Maryland / Jessica Millward
Published Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Series Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900
Race in the Atlantic world, 1700-1900.
Contents Prologue. The ghosts of slavery -- Introduction. Moving freedom, shaping slavery: enslaved women in Charity Folks's Maryland -- Reproduction and motherhood in slavery, 1757-1830 -- Beyond Charity: petitions for freedom and the black woman's body politic, 1780-1858 -- Commodities and kin: gender and family networking for freedom, 1780-1860 -- Moving slavery, shaping freedom: households and the gendering of poverty in the nineteenth century -- Conclusion. Memorials and reparations by the living -- Epilogue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Faulk family.
Folks, Charity.
SUBJECT Faulk family
Folks, Charity
Faulk family fast
Folks, Charity fast
Subject Slavery -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Maryland -- History -- 18th century
Enslaved persons -- Maryland -- Social conditions
African American women -- Maryland -- Social conditions -- 19th century
African American women -- Maryland -- Social conditions -- 18th century
Enslaved persons -- Maryland -- Biography
Free African Americans -- Maryland -- Biography
African American women -- Maryland -- Biography
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
African American women
African American women -- Social conditions
Free African Americans
Enslaved persons
Enslaved persons -- Social conditions
SUBJECT Maryland -- Biography
Subject Maryland
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2015023630
ISBN 9780820348797