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Uncommon ground : [electronic resource] archaeology and early African America, 1650-1800 / Leland Ferguson.

By: Ferguson, Leland G.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1992Description: xlv, 186 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1560980583; 9781560980582; 1560980591 (pbk.); 9781560980599 (pbk.).Subject(s): Slavery -- South Carolina | Slaves -- South Carolina -- Social conditions | Plantations -- South Carolina | South Carolina -- Antiquities | South Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | African Americans -- South Carolina -- Antiquities | Historia dos estados unidos | Antropologia cult social | Black persons Slaves History | South Carolina | Esclavage -- Caroline du Sud | Esclaves -- Caroline du Sud -- Conditions sociales | Plantations -- Caroline du Sud | Noirs américains -- Caroline du Sud -- Antiquités | Caroline du Sud -- Antiquités | Caroline du Sud -- Histoire -- ca 1600-1775 (Période coloniale) | Geschichte (1650-1800) | Archäologie | USA | SchwarzeAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Uncommon ground.DDC classification: 975.7/00496073 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Prologue. African American pioneers ; Finding the "Negro houses" -- Introduction. Unsuspected treasure ; African American archaeology ; Goals and problems ; Creolization, symbols, and power -- Handmade pots. Remembering clay pots ; Williamsburg and Colono-Indian ware ; Carolina discoveries ; Colono ware ; Finding pots -- North America's slave coast. Black colonists ; Spanish settlements ; Tidewater tobacco farms ; Lowcountry rice plantations -- Carolina's African American majority. Ground houses ; Making mosojo ; Food for nyam ; Cooking and eating -- Powerful legacy. Summer night ; Magic bowls ; Archaeology and African American resistance -- Appendix 1. Provenience of Colono ware vessels from South Carolina and Virginia by county -- Appendix 2. Specimen numbers for whole vessels show in figures -- Appendix 3. Colono ware and architectural data.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-176) and index.

Prologue. African American pioneers ; Finding the "Negro houses" -- Introduction. Unsuspected treasure ; African American archaeology ; Goals and problems ; Creolization, symbols, and power -- Handmade pots. Remembering clay pots ; Williamsburg and Colono-Indian ware ; Carolina discoveries ; Colono ware ; Finding pots -- North America's slave coast. Black colonists ; Spanish settlements ; Tidewater tobacco farms ; Lowcountry rice plantations -- Carolina's African American majority. Ground houses ; Making mosojo ; Food for nyam ; Cooking and eating -- Powerful legacy. Summer night ; Magic bowls ; Archaeology and African American resistance -- Appendix 1. Provenience of Colono ware vessels from South Carolina and Virginia by county -- Appendix 2. Specimen numbers for whole vessels show in figures -- Appendix 3. Colono ware and architectural data.

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