African Cherokees in Indian territory: from chattel to citizens
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-341) and index. On the run in antebellum Indian territory -- Day-to-day resistance to the peculiar institution and the struggle to remain free in the antebellum Cherokee nation -- Conceptualizing and constructing African Indian racial and cultural identities in antebellum Indian territory -- Trapped in the turmoil : a divided Cherokee nation and the plight of enslaved African Cherokees during the Civil War era -- Cherokee freedpeople's struggle for recognition and rights during reconstruction -- Contested common ground : landownership, race politics, and segregation on the eve of statehood.
- LCC: E99
- Dewey Decimal: 975.004/97557
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 360 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)
- History -- Americas -- United States -- 19th Century -- General
- History -- Americas -- United States -- State & Local -- Oklahoma
- History -- World
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Anthropology -- Cultural
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Sociology
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Special Groups -- African-American Studies
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Special Groups -- Native American Studies
- Cherokee Indians -- History -- 19th century
- Cherokee Indians -- Mixed descent
- Cherokee Indians -- Kinship
- Indian slaves -- Oklahoma -- History -- 19th century
- African Americans -- Oklahoma
- African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Kinship
- Blacks -- Oklahoma -- Relations with Indians
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