Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community
"Chronicles the intergenerational story of fifty African American families, living in the rural community of Promised Land, South Carolina. From the newly emancipated slaves who established the settlement in 1870 to the third- and fourth- generation descendants who remain a part of the community."--Back cover.
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174 BOOK REVIEWS Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community. By Elizabeth Raul Bethel. (Philadel- phia: Temple University Press, 1981. ...