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text An American quilt : unfolding a story of family and slavery

Summary
Following the trail left by an unfinished quilt, this illuminating saga examines slavery from the cotton fields of the South to the textile mills of New England--and the humanity behind it. When we think of slavery, most of us think of the America... Read more
Contents

Piecing the quilt -- Eliza, Minerva, & Juba -- Warp & weft: agriculture & industry -- Mosaic -- Medicine & its failures -- Hickory root -- The Leonids: a sermon in patchwork -- Even there -- Canuto matanew -- An abomination -- Living history -- Portraits.

Description
ix, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits, genealogical table ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Pegasus Books 2018

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