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A social history of the sea islands

Guion Griffis Johnson

A social history of the sea islands

with special reference to St. Helena Island, South Carolina

by Guion Griffis Johnson

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Published by The University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sea Islands.,
  • Saint Helena Island (S.C.),
  • United States,
  • South Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Sea Islands.,
    • Plantation life.,
    • Slavery -- United States -- South Carolina.,
    • Cotton growing -- South Carolina.,
    • Sea Islands.,
    • Saint Helena Island (S.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Guion Griffis Johnson.
      SeriesThe University of North Carolina Social Study Series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF277.B3 J67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p.
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6749290M
      LC Control Number30027933
      OCLC/WorldCa3320048

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Originally published in Cited by: 7. A social history of the sea islands, with special reference to St. Helena Island, South Carolina Unknown Binding – January 1, See all 3 formats Manufacturer: The University of North Carolina Press.

The author has drawn on newly discovered manuscripts and the United States Treasury archives to present for the first time a complete picture of the Sea Islands during the Federal occupation throughout the Civil War.

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