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

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9780195027273: Myne Owne Ground: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

Recounts the stories of American slaves who obtained freedom in seventeenth century Virginia, purchased land, started plantations, and interacted with white neighbors

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T. H. Breen, William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Northwestern University.


"Excellent work for introducing complexities of American slavery during the period of its colonial origins."--Ross Frank, University of California, San Diego

"An excellent, short study that combines broad issues with a sense of real people facing real problems."--Robert V. Wells, Union College

"A good example of 13th century Virginian history."--Patricia J. Hill-Zeigler, University of New Hampshire

"An important study. It is part of a growing literature that is reexamining the earliest origins of American racial interaction....It invites the historical community to reassess old and fundamental questions about slavery, African culture, and the origins of racism in American society."--Journal of Southern History

"Short but powerful... a major contribution history."--Reviews in American History

"First-rate study of early Virginia that sparks class discussion. Students enjoy it."--R.E. Cray, Montclair State University

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Breen, T. H.; Innes, Stephen
Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0195027272 ISBN 13: 9780195027273
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