African American life in South Carolina's Upper Piedmont, 1780-1900 /

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Author / Creator: Megginson, W. J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, [2006]
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Editorial Note
  • Prologue: Milly Dupree
  • Introduction: A Piedmont Setting
  • Part 1. The Setting, the Peoples, and Their Work
  • Introduction to Part 1
  • 1. The Early Years, 1784-1810
  • 2. Piedmont Peoples, Their Environment, and Their Work
  • 3. The Puzzling Free Persons of Color
  • 4. Those Who Were Free Persons of Color
  • Part 2. Interactions between Black and White
  • Introduction to Part 2
  • 5. Laws, Courts, and Resistance
  • 6. Churches, a Shared Setting
  • 7. Ambivalent Interactions
  • Part 3. African American Subculture and Life on the Plantation
  • Introduction to Part 3
  • 8. Carving out a Niche
  • 9. Families, Mortality, and Names
  • 10. Material and Emotional Conditions
  • Part 4. Transitions
  • Introduction to Part 4
  • 11. War Years, the Home Front, and African Americans
  • 12. Reconstruction's First Months, 1865
  • 13. Reconstruction Evolves, 1866-68
  • 14. Panorama of Black Families in Freedom
  • Part 5. Community Building: Organizations, Concepts, and Opportunities
  • Introduction to Part 5
  • 15. Black Political Activity, 1867-75
  • 16. Black Politics Curtailed, 1876-90
  • 17. Community Building: Churches and Schools
  • 18. Black Communities, Town and Rural
  • 19. Anderson's Urban Community
  • 20. Divergent Views of Blacks
  • Part 6. Changing Conditions, for Better, for Worse
  • Introduction to Part 6
  • 21. Societal Attitudes and Oppression
  • 22. Political and Economic Subjugation
  • 23. 1900: One Year in the Life of a Community
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography: An Essay
  • Index of People
  • Index of Subjects
  • About the Author