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Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia, 1789-1879

Alexander, Adele Logan

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ISBN 10: 1557282145 / ISBN 13: 9781557282149
Published by University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1991
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth in mylar protected dust-jacket. 268 pp., w/ notes, bibliography and index. illustrated. In this important work the author chronicles for the first time dilemmas of free women of color in the rural south. INSCRIBED by Alexander the title page. A clean, tight copy in "as new" condition Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 001534

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Title: Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in ...

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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This historic and educational book: Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia, 1989-1879, is about three African American women in antebellum Georgia, 1789-1879. These three women lived a life style that many of us, blacks and whites are not aware of. An extraordinary story; deeply researched and lovingly told.

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Written as a "reclamation" of a long-ignored substratum of our society, Ambiguous Lives is more than the story of one family?it is a well-researched and fascinating profile of America, its race and gender relations, and its complex cultural weave.

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