Wrestlin" Jacob A Portrait of Religion in Antebellum Georgia and the Carolina Low Country (Religion & American Culture) by Erskine Clarke

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Published by University Alabama Press .

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Black studies,
  • Christian mission & evangelism,
  • Social history,
  • Religious life,
  • History,
  • Ministries,
  • Slavery,
  • Slaves,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Religion,
  • Georgia,
  • North Carolina,
  • South Carolina,
  • Liberty County,
  • Christianity - History - Protestant,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Jones, Charles Colcock,
  • Charleston,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • 19th century,
  • African Americans

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8073332M
ISBN 100817310401
ISBN 109780817310400

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