The Resource Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan

Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan

Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world
Title
Black life on the Mississippi
Title remainder
slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world
Statement of responsibility
Thomas C. Buchanan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buchanan, Thomas C.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F358.2.N4
LC item number
B83 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African American steamboat workers
  • River life
  • Mississippi River Valley
  • Mississippi River
Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-246) and index
Contents
Introduction : race and the antebellum western steamboat economy -- From plantation to freedom : African American steamboat workers and the pan-Mississippi world -- Below the pilothouse : the work culture of steamboats -- Living blood for gold : African American families and the Mississippi River -- Boats against the current : slave escapes on the western rivers -- Rascals on the antebellum Mississippi : the Madison Henderson Gang -- Emancipation and steamboat culture -- Epilogue : the decline of Mississippi River steamboating
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 256 p.
Isbn
9780807829097
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004009859
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
OCM55096862
Label
Black life on the Mississippi : slaves, free Blacks, and the western steamboat world, Thomas C. Buchanan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-246) and index
Contents
Introduction : race and the antebellum western steamboat economy -- From plantation to freedom : African American steamboat workers and the pan-Mississippi world -- Below the pilothouse : the work culture of steamboats -- Living blood for gold : African American families and the Mississippi River -- Boats against the current : slave escapes on the western rivers -- Rascals on the antebellum Mississippi : the Madison Henderson Gang -- Emancipation and steamboat culture -- Epilogue : the decline of Mississippi River steamboating
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 256 p.
Isbn
9780807829097
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004009859
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
OCM55096862

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