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The Resource The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina, David S. Cecelski

The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina, David S. Cecelski

Label
The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina
Title
The waterman's song
Title remainder
slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina
Statement of responsibility
David S. Cecelski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The first major study of slavery in the maritime South, The Waterman's Song chronicles the world of slave and free black fishermen, pilots, rivermen, sailors, ferrymen, and other laborers who, from the colonial era through Reconstruction, plied the vast inland waters of North Carolina from the Outer Banks to the upper reaches of tidewater rivers."--BOOK JACKET
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Cecelski, David S
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • African American fishers
  • African American ship pilots
  • Inland water transportation
  • North Carolina
Label
The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina, David S. Cecelski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface: The Waterman's Song
  • Prologue.
  • p. 3
  • 1.
  • As Far as a Colored Man Can There Be Free: A Slave Waterman's Life.
  • p. 25
  • 2.
  • Common as Gar Broth: Slave Fishermen from Tidewater Plantations to the Outer Banks.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Like Sailors at Sea: Slaves and Free Blacks in the Shad, Rockfish, and Herring Fishery.
  • p. 83
  • 4.
  • March Down into the Water: Canal Building and Maritime Slave Labor.
  • p. 103
  • 5.
  • All of Them Abolitionists: Black Watermen and the Maritime Passage to Freedom.
  • p. 121
  • 6.
  • Best and Most Trustworthy Pilots: Slave Watermen in Civil War Beaufort.
  • p. 153
  • 7.
  • Radical and Jacobinical Spirit: Abraham Galloway and the Struggle for Freedom in the Maritime South.
  • p. 179
  • Afterword: The Last Daughter of Davis Ridge.
  • p. 203
  • Glossary of North Carolina Watercraft, 1790-1865.
  • p. 213
  • Notes.
  • p. 221
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 287
  • Index.
  • p. 289
Control code
b90807849723
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 304 p.
Isbn
9780807849729
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
The waterman's song : slavery and freedom in maritime North Carolina, David S. Cecelski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface: The Waterman's Song
  • Prologue.
  • p. 3
  • 1.
  • As Far as a Colored Man Can There Be Free: A Slave Waterman's Life.
  • p. 25
  • 2.
  • Common as Gar Broth: Slave Fishermen from Tidewater Plantations to the Outer Banks.
  • p. 57
  • 3.
  • Like Sailors at Sea: Slaves and Free Blacks in the Shad, Rockfish, and Herring Fishery.
  • p. 83
  • 4.
  • March Down into the Water: Canal Building and Maritime Slave Labor.
  • p. 103
  • 5.
  • All of Them Abolitionists: Black Watermen and the Maritime Passage to Freedom.
  • p. 121
  • 6.
  • Best and Most Trustworthy Pilots: Slave Watermen in Civil War Beaufort.
  • p. 153
  • 7.
  • Radical and Jacobinical Spirit: Abraham Galloway and the Struggle for Freedom in the Maritime South.
  • p. 179
  • Afterword: The Last Daughter of Davis Ridge.
  • p. 203
  • Glossary of North Carolina Watercraft, 1790-1865.
  • p. 213
  • Notes.
  • p. 221
  • Acknowledgments.
  • p. 287
  • Index.
  • p. 289
Control code
b90807849723
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 304 p.
Isbn
9780807849729
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

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