Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community

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In Down by the Riverside, Charles Joyner takes readers on a journey back in time, up the Waccamaw River through the Lowcountry of South Carolina, past abandoned rice fields once made productive by the labor of enslaved Africans, past rice mills and forest clearings into the antebellum world of All Saints Parish. In this slave community, and many others like it, the slaves created a new language, a new religion--indeed, a new culture--from African traditions and American circumstances. From the letters, diaries, and ...

Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community 2009, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252076831

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Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community 1986, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252013058

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Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community 1984, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252010583

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