[PDF/EBOOK] Down by the Riverside


An inspiring testimony to the ingenuity and solidarity of a people who ndured in the face of adversityThis anniversary dition of Joyner's landmark study includes a new introduction in which the author recounts his process of writing the book reflects on its critical and popular reception and surveys the path of scholarship in slave history in the decades since the book's first publicatio.

PDF/EBOOK Down by the Riverside

In Down by the Riverside Charles Joyner takes readers on a journey back in time up the Waccamaw River through the Lowcountry of South Carolina past abandoned rice fields once made productive by the labor of nslaved Africans past rice mills and forest clearings into the antebellum world of All Saints Parish In this slave community and many others like it the slaves created a new language

New religion indeed a new culture from African traditions and American circumstancesFrom the letters diaries and memoirs of the plantation whites and their guests from uantitative analysis of census and probate records and above all from slave folklore and oral history Joyner has recovered an ntire society and its way of life His careful reconstruction of daily life in All Saints Parish is.

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