Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America

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Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America - Hirschman, Elizabeth
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Most of us probably think of America as being settled by British, Protestant colonists who fought the Indians, tamed the wilderness, and brought "democracy" or at least a representative republicto North America. To the contrary, Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman's research indicates the earliest settlers were of Mediterranean extraction, and of a Jewish or Muslim religious persuasion. Sometimes called "Melungeons," these early settlers were among the earliest nonnative "Americans" to live in the Carolinas, Tennessee, Kentucky, ...

Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America 2006, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780865548619

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Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America 2004, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780865549203

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