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The Resource Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter

Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter

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Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century
Title
Bound in wedlock
Title remainder
slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Tera W. Hunter
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected White Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty.--
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MH/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hunter, Tera W
Dewey number
390/.25097309034
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.86
LC item number
.H86 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • Marriage
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Free African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Marriage
Label
Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "The marriage certificate" -- "Until distance do you part" -- "God made marriage, but the white man made the law" -- Marriage rights require more than manumission -- Marriage "under the flag" -- A civil war over marriage -- Reconstructing intimacies -- "The most cruel wrongs" -- Hopes and travails at century's end -- Epilogue: legacies and challenges
Control code
ocn959648496
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780674045712
Lccn
2016054878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780674045712
  • (OCoLC)959648496
Label
Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century, Tera W. Hunter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "The marriage certificate" -- "Until distance do you part" -- "God made marriage, but the white man made the law" -- Marriage rights require more than manumission -- Marriage "under the flag" -- A civil war over marriage -- Reconstructing intimacies -- "The most cruel wrongs" -- Hopes and travails at century's end -- Epilogue: legacies and challenges
Control code
ocn959648496
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780674045712
Lccn
2016054878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780674045712
  • (OCoLC)959648496

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