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Author Frohne, Andrea E., 1969-

Title The African Burial Ground in New York City : memory, spirituality, and space / Andrea E. Frohne.

Imprint Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015.

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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Colonial prints and civic cartographies -- Ownership disputes, land surveys, and urban developments -- Burying the dead : skeletal and archaeological analyses -- Contemporary politics and grassroots efforts -- Early commemorative artworks, 1992-1995 : African-based spirituality -- Late commemorative artworks, 1998-2007 : Pan-African arts and the body politic -- Appendix: African Burial Ground final reports -- Chronology of contemporary political events.
Summary "'This book is of real importance. Frohne has drawn together all of the information about the African American burial ground in one place and analyzed it within the context of the history of enslaved Africans in New York"--Gretchen Sullivan Sorin, director and Distinguished Professor, Cooperstown Graduate Program, SUNY Oneonta; 'A timely addition to the scant literature about a well-known but understudied aspect of African American history in early New York City"--Graham Hodges, professor of history and Africana and Latin American studies, Colgate University"--publisher's website.
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Subject African Burial Ground (New York, N.Y.)
African Burial Ground (New York, N.Y.)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York (State) -- New York.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Antiquities.
Slaves -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Memory -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York.
Spirituality -- New York (State) -- New York.
Sacred space -- New York (State) -- New York.
African American cemeteries -- New York (State) -- New York.
Slave cemeteries -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Frohne, Andrea E., 1969- African Burial Ground in New York City. First edition. Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015 (DLC) 2015026721
ISBN 9780815653271 (electronic bk.)
0815653271 (electronic bk.)
9780815634010 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
9780815634300 (paperback ; alkaline paper)