Myne Owne Ground: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

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Ever since its publication twenty-five years ago, "Myne Owne Ground" has challenged readers to rethink much of what is taken for granted about American race relations. During the earliest decades of Virginia history, some men and women who arrived in the New World as slaves achieved freedom and formed a stable community on the Eastern shore. Holding their own with white neighbors for much of the 17th century, these free blacks purchased freedom for family members, amassed property, established plantations, and acquired ...

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"myne Owne Ground": Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195175370

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"Myne Owne Ground": Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

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Myne Owne Ground: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
1982, Oxford University Press, USA

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Myne Owne Ground: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
1980, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195027273

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