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The Resource Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan

Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan

Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world
Title
Black life on the Mississippi
Title remainder
slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world
Statement of responsibility
Thomas C. Buchanan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas C. Buchanan paints a picture of 19th-century Mississippi, documenting the experiences among slaves and free blacks who lived and worked on the lower decks and along the river during slavery, through the Civil War, and into emancipation. He explores their efforts to link riverside African American communities in the North and South
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buchanan, Thomas C.
Dewey number
977/.020496073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F358.2.N4
LC item number
B83 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American steamboat workers
  • River life
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Mississippi River
Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : race and the antebellum western steamboat economy -- From plantation to freedom : African American steamboat workers and the pan-Mississippi world -- Below the pilothouse : the work culture of steamboats -- Living blood for gold : African American families and the Mississippi River -- Boats against the current : slave escapes on the western rivers -- Rascals on the antebellum Mississippi : the Madison Henderson Gang -- Emancipation and steamboat culture -- Epilogue : the decline of Mississippi River steamboating
Control code
ocm65181295
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807858134
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65181295
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-246) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : race and the antebellum western steamboat economy -- From plantation to freedom : African American steamboat workers and the pan-Mississippi world -- Below the pilothouse : the work culture of steamboats -- Living blood for gold : African American families and the Mississippi River -- Boats against the current : slave escapes on the western rivers -- Rascals on the antebellum Mississippi : the Madison Henderson Gang -- Emancipation and steamboat culture -- Epilogue : the decline of Mississippi River steamboating
Control code
ocm65181295
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807858134
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65181295
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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