Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1998 - Social Science - 370 pages
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The transatlantic slave trade brought individuals from diverse African regions and cultures to a common destiny in the American South. In this comprehensive study, Michael Gomez establishes tangible links between the African American community and its Afr
  

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Review: Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South

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This was a game-changer for me, one of the best books I read about slavery, making a slave identity and beginning to understand how organized and truly diabolical the Atlantic system of slavery was ... Read full review

Review: Exchanging Our Country Marks: The Transformation of African Identities in the Colonial and Antebellum South

User Review  - Phil - Goodreads

I was given this to read for school and what I found was an engaging and interesting read. The book focuses on the transition in identity for African Americans in colonial america and extends to ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
17
CHAPTER THREE
38
R F0 u
59
CHAPTER FIVE
88
CHAPTER
114
CHAPTER SEVEN
154
CHAPTER EIGHT
186
H A PT E R N I N
244
59
359
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Michael A. Gomez is a professor of history at New York University.

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