Race and Family in the Colonial South: Essays

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University Press of Mississippi, 1987 - History - 173 pages
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Six essays showing that the roots of "Southern distinctiveness" began to take hold during the Colonial period & that systems of family & race gave the South much of its unique character. Papers from the Porter L. Fortune Chancellor's Symposium in Southern History held in 1986 at the University of Mississippi.

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Defining the Colonial South
In Search of the Family in the Colonial South
Perspectives on Slavery

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Winthrop D. Jordan (1931-2007) was an author, historian, and professor of history and Afro-American studies at the University of Mississippi.

Sheila L. Skemp is a professor of American history at the University of Mississippi.

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