"Myne Owne Ground": Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

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Oxford University Press, 1980 - History - 142 pages
Concentrating on the lives of blacks who achieved freedom, this book describes how, against formidable odds, they amassed property, established plantations, acquired dependent labourers, and lived for several generations as free and independent members of Virginia society.

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T. H. Breen, William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Northwestern University.

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