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An American Quilt Unfolding A Story Of Family And Slavery

Author : Rachel May
ISBN : 9781681774787
Genre : History
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Following the trail left by an unfinished quilt, this illuminating saga examines slavery from the cotton fields of the South to the textile mills of New England—and the humanity behind it. When we think of slavery, most of us think of the American South. We think of back-breaking fieldwork on plantations. We don’t think of slavery in the North, nor do we think of the grueling labor of urban and domestic slaves. Rachel May’s rich new book explores the far reach of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America, and the bonds between the agrarian south and the industrial north in the antebellum era—all through the discovery of a remarkable quilt. While studying objects in a textile collection, May opened a veritable treasure-trove: a carefully folded, unfinished quilt made of 1830s-era fabrics, its backing containing fragile, aged papers with the dates 1798, 1808, and 1813, the words “shuger,” “rum,” “casks,” and “West Indies,” repeated over and over, along with “friendship,” “kindness,” “government,” and “incident.” The quilt top sent her on a journey to piece together the story of Minerva, Eliza, Jane, and Juba—the enslaved women behind the quilt—and their owner, Susan Crouch. May brilliantly stitches together the often-silenced legacy of slavery by revealing the lives of these urban enslaved women and their world. Beautifully written and richly imagined, An American Quilt is a luminous historical examination and an appreciation of a craft that provides such a tactile connection to the past.

Catalog Of Copyright Entries Third Series

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006280338
Genre : Copyright
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Includes Part 1A: Books and Part 1B: Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals

Whitaker S Cumulative Book List

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ISBN : UOM:39015078053082
Genre : English literature
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Pigot And Co S National Commercial Directory For 1828 9 Comprising A Directory Of The Merchants Bankers Professional Gentleman C In The Counties Of Cheshire Cumberland C

Author : Pigot James and co
ISBN : OXFORD:590788361
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Verdictsearch California Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063743657
Genre : Law
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117844980
Genre : Bibliography, National
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ISBN : UOM:39015020647973
Genre : Paperbacks
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Computers And People

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105000961693
Genre : Automation
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Popular Electronics

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ISBN : MINN:31951D00037339Z
Genre : Electronic apparatus and appliances
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Congressional Serial Set

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Genre : United States
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