World of A Slave

World of A Slave

Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States

Book - 2011
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This two-volume encyclopedia is the first to focus on the material life of slaves.

* 178 A-Z entries on almost all aspects of the material culture of enslaved African Americans from the 17th century until 1865

* Contributions from a plethora of scholars, curators, artisans, and archaeologists in the field

* Sidebars including quotations from former slaves in which they describe the use and meaning of material objects

* Period paintings, watercolors, photographs, and drawings that illustrate the material world of enslaved blacks

* Photos of buildings, archaeological assemblages, and modern-day reproductions to illustrate specific entries

* A thematic guide that helps users easily find related topics

* Includes a substantial selected bibliography, including vetted websites

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, c2011.
ISBN: 9780313349423
Branch Call Number: 306.36209/WORLD
Characteristics: 2 v. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Katz-Hyman, Martha B.
Rice, Kym S.


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