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Carolina Genesis: Beyond the Color Line

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Some Americans pretend that a watertight line separates the "races." But most know that millions of mixed-heritage families crossed from one "race" to another over the past four centuries. Every essay in this collection tells such a tale. Each speaks with a different style and to different interests. But taken together, the seven articles paint a portrait, unsurpassed in t ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by Backintyme
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Oct 13, 2011 rated it it was ok
A narrowly valuable collection of essays on the under explored subject of tri-racial people in the American South. Several of the essays cover the westward migration of prominent members of the group of mixed race families known collectively as the Redbones, another documents the Turks of South Carolina, and one of the pieces recounts an interesting history of a mixed race Indian whose family history includes: Sephardic Jews, Gypsies, Mexicans and a number of different Native American Tribes.

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