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African founders : how enslaved people expanded American ideals / David Hackett Fischer.

Author/creator Fischer, David Hackett, 1935- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info New York : Simon & Schuster, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Descriptionxii, 944 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Portion of title How enslaved people expanded American ideals
Contents Introduction -- Northern regions. New England: Puritan purposes, Akan ethics, American values ; Hudson Valley: Dutch capitalists, Angolan entrepreneurs, American strivers ; Delaware Valley: Quaker founders, Guinea achievers, American reformers -- Southern regions. Chesapeake Virginia and Maryland: English founders, West African strivers, Afro-American leaders ; Coastal Carolina, Georgia, and Florida: Barbadian planters, Gullah Geechee cultures, American roots ; Louisiana, Mississippi, and the Gulf Coast: French, Spanish, and Anglo rulers; Bamana, Benin & Congo slaves; American Pluralism in the Mississippi Valley -- Frontier regions. Western frontiers: Fulani herders, Carolina cattlemen, Texas mustangers ; Maritime frontiers: West African boatmen, Atlantic seamen, American maritime traditions ; Southern frontiers: Angolan soldiers, Afro-Spanish militias, U.S. Seminole Negro scouts -- Summary and conclusion.
Abstract "A brilliant synthesis of African and African-American history that shows how slavery differed in different regions of the country, and how the Africans and their descendants influenced the culture, commerce, and laws of the early United States"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 751-890) and index.
LCCN 2021020168
ISBN9781982145095 hardcover
ISBN1982145099 hardcover
ISBN9781982145101 trade paperback
ISBN1982145102 trade paperback
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNelectronic book
Standard identifier# 40031225994

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