Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865

Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North African Americans in Monmouth County New Jersey Focusing on the development of a single African American community in eastern New Jersey Hodges examines the experience of slavery and freedom in the rural north This unique social history addresses

  • Title: Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865
  • Author: Graham Russell Gao Hodges
  • ISBN: 9780945612513
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • Focusing on the development of a single African American community in eastern New Jersey, Hodges examines the experience of slavery and freedom in the rural north This unique social history addresses many long held assumptions about the experience of slavery and emancipation outside the south For example, by tracing the process by which whites maintained a durable archiFocusing on the development of a single African American community in eastern New Jersey, Hodges examines the experience of slavery and freedom in the rural north This unique social history addresses many long held assumptions about the experience of slavery and emancipation outside the south For example, by tracing the process by which whites maintained a durable architecture of oppression and a rigid racial hierarchy, it challenges the notions that slavery was milder and that racial boundaries were permeable in the north Monmouth County, New Jersey, because of its rich African American heritage and equally well preserved historical record, provides an outstanding opportunity to study the rural life of an entire community over the course of two centuries Hodges weaves an intricate pattern of life and death, work and worship, from the earliest settlement to the end of the Civil War.

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    One thought on “Slavery and Freedom in the Rural North: African Americans in Monmouth County, New Jersey, 1665-1865”

    1. still reading it on occasion. Being from New Jersey in Monmouth County, it was for me to read. It is interesting. Got to get family interested in history. Always.

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