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Freedmantown: The evolution of a black neighborhood in Houston, 1865-1880
This thesis attempts to provide a better understanding of the urban black experience in the first decade and a half following the war by focusing on the development of a single black neighborhood called Freedmantown in ...
Master and slaves at work in the North Carolina Piedmont: The Nicholas Bryor Massenburg plantation, 1834-1861
Nicholas Bryor Massenburg, a cotton and tobacco planter in Piedmont North Carolina, operated his plantation within a network of fellow farmers, neighbors, friends, and relatives. He turned to merchants in town and to ...
Time and change: A comparative study of Chinese and Western almanacs
Almanacs (tongshu in Chinese) were a ubiquitous feature of the social landscape in both China and the West from at least the seventeenth century onward, offering a rich topic for comparative analysis. They serve as a ...