The River Flows on

Black Resistance, Culture, and Identity Formation in Early America
Rucker, Walter C., 1970- (Book - 2006)
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Authors: Rucker, Walter C., 1970-
Statement of Responsibility: Walter C. Rucker
Title: The river flows on
Black resistance, culture, and identity formation in early America
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2006
Characteristics: xii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-279) and index
Contents: Fires of discontent, echoes of Africa : the 1712 New York City revolt
"Only draw in your countrymen" : the 1741 New York City conspiracy revisited
Dance, conjure, and flight : culture and resistance in colonial South Carolina
"We will wade to our knees in blood" : blacksmiths and ritual spaces in Gabriel Prosser's conspiracy
"I will gather all nations" : ethnic collaboration in Denmark Vesey's Charleston plot
"I was ordained for some great purpose" : conjure, Christianity, and Nat Turner's revolt
Folklore and the creation of an African American identity
Subject Headings: United States Race relations United States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Folklore Political aspects United States History African Americans Rites and ceremonies African Americans Race identity African Americans Social life and customs African Americans History To 1863 Slaves United States Social conditions Government, Resistance to United States History Slave insurrections United States
Topical Term: Folklore
African Americans
African Americans
African Americans
African Americans
Government, Resistance to
Slave insurrections
LCCN: 2005010249
ISBN: 0807131091
Research Call Number: Sc E 06-555
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