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The Resource Homelands and waterways : the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926, Adele Logan Alexander

Homelands and waterways : the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926, Adele Logan Alexander

Label
Homelands and waterways : the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926
Title
Homelands and waterways
Title remainder
the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926
Statement of responsibility
Adele Logan Alexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The rise of a resolute African American family (the author's own) from privation to the middle class."--Jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 974.4/61
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Homelands and waterways : the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926, Adele Logan Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-653) and index
Contents
Heritage: Groundwork and Waterscapes -- I. John: Odyssey of an Able-Bodied Seaman, 1846-1864 -- 1. Mongrel Liverpool, Empire, and the "Nigger Jack" -- 2. New Bedford, the Cambridge, and "Seeing the Elephant" -- 3. An Able-Bodied Seaman No More -- II. Emma: Old Bonds, New Bonds, 1846-1870 -- 4. "Turkey Buzzard Lay Me": A Childhood in Tidewater Country -- 5. Wartime Norfolk, Liberty, and a Legitimized Marriage -- 6. Fire, Ashes, and the Hobbled Phoenix -- III. Northern Exposures, 1870-1905 -- 7. No Room at the Inn -- 8. Citizenship, Fraternity, and a Dutiful Son -- 9. Wake of the Lancaster: Little Brown Brother and the Navy Blues -- 10. Walking in Emma's Footsteps: Time and Tides along Mother Brook -- IV. Percy's Tribe, 1902-1926 -- 11. Wizardry, and Jim Crow's Alabama Trilogy -- 12. Carrie: Theories of Evolution and the Company of Women -- 13. Captains' Tales, Before and Beyond the Great Wars -- 14. Capital Times: "A Paradise of Paradoxes" -- 15. All the World's a Stage -- V. The Widow's Might: Further Hyde Park Chronicles, 1905-1926 -- 16. Purgatory: The Poisoned Tree -- 17. Nights When the Music Stopped
Control code
ocm40444460
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 694 p.
Isbn
9780679442288
Lccn
98043775
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)40444460
Label
Homelands and waterways : the American journey of the Bond family, 1846-1926, Adele Logan Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-653) and index
Contents
Heritage: Groundwork and Waterscapes -- I. John: Odyssey of an Able-Bodied Seaman, 1846-1864 -- 1. Mongrel Liverpool, Empire, and the "Nigger Jack" -- 2. New Bedford, the Cambridge, and "Seeing the Elephant" -- 3. An Able-Bodied Seaman No More -- II. Emma: Old Bonds, New Bonds, 1846-1870 -- 4. "Turkey Buzzard Lay Me": A Childhood in Tidewater Country -- 5. Wartime Norfolk, Liberty, and a Legitimized Marriage -- 6. Fire, Ashes, and the Hobbled Phoenix -- III. Northern Exposures, 1870-1905 -- 7. No Room at the Inn -- 8. Citizenship, Fraternity, and a Dutiful Son -- 9. Wake of the Lancaster: Little Brown Brother and the Navy Blues -- 10. Walking in Emma's Footsteps: Time and Tides along Mother Brook -- IV. Percy's Tribe, 1902-1926 -- 11. Wizardry, and Jim Crow's Alabama Trilogy -- 12. Carrie: Theories of Evolution and the Company of Women -- 13. Captains' Tales, Before and Beyond the Great Wars -- 14. Capital Times: "A Paradise of Paradoxes" -- 15. All the World's a Stage -- V. The Widow's Might: Further Hyde Park Chronicles, 1905-1926 -- 16. Purgatory: The Poisoned Tree -- 17. Nights When the Music Stopped
Control code
ocm40444460
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 694 p.
Isbn
9780679442288
Lccn
98043775
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)40444460

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