A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

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A Desolate Place for a Defiant People
Author : Daniel O. Sayers
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Publisher : Unknown
Language : English
Release Date : 04 February 2023
ISBN : 081306192X
Pages : 288 pages
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Sayers examines the Great Dismal Swamp's archaeological record from ca. 1600 until the time of the Civil War, exposing and unraveling the complex social and economic systems developed by the thousands of Indigenous Americans, Africa American maroons, free African Americans, enslaved company workers, and outcast Europeans who made the Swamp their home.

A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

Sayers examines the Great Dismal Swamp's archaeological record from ca. 1600 until the time of the Civil War, exposing and unraveling the complex social and economic systems developed by the thousands of Indigenous Americans, Africa American maroons, free African Americans, enslaved company workers, and outcast Europeans who made the Swamp their

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