Black Southerners, 1619-1869

by John B. Boles

Black Southerners, 1619-1869 Synopsis

Black Southerners, 1619-1869 by John B. Boles

Black Southerners, 1619-1869 Press Reviews

A clear, balanced, and senstivei synthesis of the vast literature of Anglo-American and Southern history. -- Virginia Quarterly Review Boles sidesteps historiographic feuds and posturing, offering instead a concise, clear-eyed view of black life and labor in the American South and of the rise of a diverse, durable black community in the grip of white power. -- Historian A splendid example of a schollarly task too seldom undertaken, Black Southerners should be of great value to all students of southern history. -- Journal of Southern History Expertly traces the evolutionary changes within the peculiar institution and the common historical experience shared by whites and blacks. -- Choice

Book Information

ISBN: 9780813101613
Publication date: 30th June 1984
Author: John B. Boles
Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Society & culture: general,

About John B. Boles

John B. Boles is William P. Hobby Professor of History at Rice University. He is the author of numerous books including A Companion to the American South, The South through Time: A History of an American Region, The Great Revival, and Masters and Slaves in the House of the Lord.

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