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The Resource In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South, John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger

In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South, John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger

Label
In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South
Title
In search of the promised land
Title remainder
a slave family and the Old South
Statement of responsibility
John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the biography of Sally Thomas, an African-American slave who determined to see her three sons free, and traces the Thomas-Rapier family through three antebellum generations from about 1808 to 1865
Member of
Summary
Focuses on the experiences of the Thomas-Rapier family to analyze race relations in the antebellum South, as well as to provide an in-depth look at the turbulent nature of American society in the era that followed
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
181845
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Pub Weekly
  • New York Times
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1915-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, John Hope
Dewey number
929/.2/08996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E444
LC item number
.F825 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schweninger, Loren
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New narratives in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas, Sally
  • Thomas, Sally
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • Nashville (Tenn.)
  • Thomas family
  • Rapier family
  • African American families
  • Slavery
  • African American families
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Black family and the Old South
Label
In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South, John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19580417
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xvii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780195160871
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004061666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table, maps
System control number
(IMchF)fol09500135
Label
In search of the promised land : a slave family and the Old South, John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19580417
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xvii, 286 pages
Isbn
9780195160871
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004061666
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table, maps
System control number
(IMchF)fol09500135

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