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In search of the promised land

essays in Black urban history

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- History.,
    • African Americans -- Social conditions.,
    • African Americans -- Economic conditions.,
    • City and town life -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 220-227.

      Statementedited by Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.
      SeriesNational University publications : Interdisciplinary urban studies
      ContributionsKornweibel, Theodore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185 .I5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4104605M
      ISBN 10080469267X
      LC Control Number80019237

        The book opens with God commissioning Joshua to be strong, courageous, and loyal to him, because it’s on Joshua to lead the people into the land that God promised to their ancestors. God demonstrates his support for Joshua (and the rest of the nation) by miraculously stopping the Jordan river and allowing the nation to enter Canaan on dry ground.   In Search of the Promised Land A Slave Family in the Old South (Book): Franklin, John Hope: The matriarch of a remarkable African American family, Sally Thomas went from being a slave on a tobacco plantation, to a virtually free slave who ran her own business and purchased one of her sons out of bondage. In Search of the Promised Land offers a vivid .

        "In Search of the Promised Land is a unique and exciting addition to the literature on slavery and nineteenth-century history. It shows the complexity of slave life and challenges existing historical interpretations without completely overturning the studies of /5(77).   The Promised Land: Travels in Search of the Perfect E Decca Aitkenhead pp, Fourth Estate, £ Where is Decca Aitkenhead's The Promised Land coming from? Is it a drugs book? Traveller's Author: Ian Penman.

      In an engaging narrative format, In Search of the Promised Land tells the story of the Thomas-Rapier family of Nashville, following Sally Thomas and . In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South John Hope Franklin, Author, Loren Schweninger, Author. Oxford Univ. $23 (p) ISBN


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In search of the promised land: a slave family in the Old South User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Coauthors of Runaway Slaves: Rebels on the Plantation,Franklin (history, emeritus, Duke Univ.) and Schweninger (history, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro) here present a compelling.

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Certainly, James P. Thomas reached the Promised Land. He married Antoinette Rutgers, the woman he had loved for years, amassed great wealth, and traveled extensively. From a slave, then freed slave with few to no citizenship rights, he became a well-respected, admired, and very wealthy businessman with his own passport (p.

In Search of the Promised Land A Slave Family in the Old South John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger New Narratives in American History. Based on family letters and other first-hand evidence, this remarkable piece of detective work follows a remarkable Black family as its members walk the boundary between slave and free, traveling across the country in search of a "promised land.

Editorial Reviews "In Search of the Promised Land is a unique and exciting addition to the literature on slavery and nineteenth-century history. It shows the complexity of slave life and challenges existing historical interpretations without completely overturning the studies of the last thirty years/5(1).

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