Promiseland: A Century of Life in a Negro Community

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University of South Carolina Press, Sep 1, 1997 - History - 329 pages
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From the newly emancipated slaves who established the rural community of Promised Land in South Carolina, to the third- and fourth-generation descendants who remain there, this text chronicles the story of 50 African-American families. The author explores their unity in the face of racial abuse.

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Elizabeth Rauh Bethel is Professor of Sociology at Lander University and author of "Promised Land: A Century of Life in a Negro Community" and "AIDS: Readings on a Global Crisis."

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