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Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900

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Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900 - Bishir, Catherine W
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"From the colonial period onward, black artisans in southern cities--thousands of free and enslaved carpenters, coopers, dressmakers, blacksmiths, saddlers, shoemakers, bricklayers, shipwrights, cabinetmakers, tailors, and others--played vital roles in their communities. Yet only a very few black craftspeople have gained popular and scholarly attention. Catherine W. Bishir remedies this oversight by offering an in-depth portrayal of urban African American artisans in the small but important port city of New Bern. In so ...

Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900 2015, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469626574

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Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900 2013, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469608754

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