The Black family in slavery and freedom, 1750-1925

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Pantheon Books, 1976 - Social Science - 664 pages

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slavery and kinship - mechanisms, strategies... attention to linguistic strategies in naming practices when kin networks are forcible fragmented.....even when the bio bonds aren't there, no possibility for innate proximity that we usually find in kinship systems, kinship isn't gone --- kinship is first and foremost a highly malleable social organization 


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