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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"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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About the author (1997)

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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