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Making Gullah : a history of Sapelo Islanders, race, and the American imagination  Cover Image Book Book

Making Gullah : a history of Sapelo Islanders, race, and the American imagination / Melissa L. Cooper.

Cooper, Melissa L., (author.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781469632674
  • ISBN: 1469632675
  • ISBN: 9781469632681
  • ISBN: 1469632683
  • Physical Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The misremembered past -- From wild savages to beloved primitives: Gullah folk take center stage -- The 1920s and 1930s voodoo craze: African survivals in American popular culture and the ivory tower -- Hunting survivals: W. Robert Moore, Lydia Parrish, and Lorenzo D. Turner discover Gullah folk on Sapelo Island -- Drums and shadows: the Federal Writers' Project, Sapelo Islanders, and the specter of African superstitions on Georgia's coast -- Reworking roots: Black women writers, Sapelo interviews in Drums and shadows, and the making of a new Gullah folk -- Gone but not forgotten: Sapelo's vanishing folk and the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor -- From African survivals to the fight for survival.
Subject: Gullahs > Georgia > Sapelo Island.
African Americans > Georgia > Sapelo Island > History.
Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.
African Americans.
Gullahs.
Georgia > Sapelo Island.
United States > Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.
Genre: History.

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