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Author Auslander, Mark.

Title The accidental slaveowner : revisiting a myth of race and finding an American family / Mark Auslander
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 383 pages) : illustrations
Contents The myth of Kitty -- Distant kin : slavery and cultural intimacy in a Georgia community -- "The tenderest solicitude for her welfare" : founding texts of the Andrew-Kitty narrative -- "As free as I am" : retelling the narrative -- "The other side of paradise" : mythos and memory in the cemetery -- "The most interesting building in Georgia" : the strange career of Kitty's cottage -- Enigmas of kinship : Miss Kitty and her family -- "Out of the shadows" : the Andrew family slaves -- Saying something now
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kitty, 1822-1851.
Andrew, James O. (James Osgood), 1794-1871.
Methodist Episcopal Church, South -- History -- 19th century.
Bishops -- Georgia -- Biography.
Slaveholders -- Georgia -- Biography.
Slavery -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Women slaves -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0820341924 (electronic bk.)
9780820341927 (electronic bk.)