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Author Williams, Heather Andrea.
Title Help me to find my people [electronic resource] : the African American search for family lost in slavery / Heather Andrea Williams.
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  E443 .W63 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (251 p.) : ill.
Series John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fine black boy for sale: separation and loss among enslaved children -- Let no man put asunder: separation of husbands and wives -- They may see their children again: white attitudes toward separation -- Blue glass beads tied in a rag of cotton cloth: the search for family during slavery -- Information wanted: the search for family after emancipation -- Happiness too deep for utterance: reunification of families -- Epilogue. Help me to find my people: genealogies of separation.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Slavery -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
African American families -- History.
Slaves -- Family relationships -- United States -- History.
Related To Print version: Williams, Heather Andrea. Help me to find my people. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Williams, Heather Andrea. Help me to find my people. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012 9780807835548 (DLC) 2011050216
ISBN 9780807882658 (electronic bk.)
0807882658 (electronic bk.)
9780807835548 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807835544 (cloth : alk. paper)