Item Details

African American Historic Burial Grounds and Gravesites of New England

Glenn A. Knoblock
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780786470112, 0786470119, 9781476620428
Summary
"This unique work covers the burial sites of African Americans--both enslaved and free--in each of the New England states, and uncovers how they came to their final resting places. The author's examination of burial sites and grave markers reveals clues that help document the lives of black New Englanders from the 1640s to the early 1900s"--
Contents
  • Part One. African American life and funerary customs in New England
  • The enslaved in colonial New England
  • The free Black experience in New England
  • African American funeral and burial customs
  • Together yet separate; characteristics of African American burial sites
  • African American grave markers
  • Preservation challenges and recovery and remembrance initiatives
  • Part Two. Significant African American burial sites
  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
  • Maine.
Description
x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-311) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

  • LEADER 02555pam a2200505 i 4500
    001 u6678067
    003 SIRSI
    005 20180705150901.0
    008 151016t20162016ncua b 001 0deng
    010
      
      
    a| 2015040412
    020
      
      
    a| 9780786470112 q| (softcover ; q| alk. paper)
    020
      
      
    a| 0786470119 q| (softcover ; q| alk. paper)
    020
      
      
    z| 9781476620428 q| (ebook)
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)898167544
    040
      
      
    a| DLC b| eng e| rda c| DLC d| BTCTA d| YDXCP d| OCLCO d| OCLCF d| OCLCO d| OCLCQ d| CDX
    042
      
      
    a| pcc
    043
      
      
    a| n-usn--
    050
    0
    0
    a| E185.917 b| .K58 2016
    082
    0
    0
    a| 305.896/073074 2| 23
    100
    1
      
    a| Knoblock, Glenn A., e| author.
    245
    1
    0
    a| African American historic burial grounds and gravesites of New England / c| Glenn A. Knoblock.
    264
      
    1
    a| Jefferson, North Carolina : b| McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, c| [2016]
    264
      
    4
    c| ©2016
    300
      
      
    a| x, 322 pages : b| illustrations ; c| 26 cm
    336
      
      
    a| text b| txt 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| unmediated b| n 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| volume b| nc 2| rdacarrier
    504
      
      
    a| Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-311) and index.
    505
    0
      
    a| Part One. African American life and funerary customs in New England -- The enslaved in colonial New England -- The free Black experience in New England -- African American funeral and burial customs -- Together yet separate; characteristics of African American burial sites -- African American grave markers -- Preservation challenges and recovery and remembrance initiatives -- Part Two. Significant African American burial sites -- Connecticut -- Rhode Island -- Massachusetts -- New Hampshire -- Vermont -- Maine.
    520
      
      
    a| "This unique work covers the burial sites of African Americans--both enslaved and free--in each of the New England states, and uncovers how they came to their final resting places. The author's examination of burial sites and grave markers reveals clues that help document the lives of black New Englanders from the 1640s to the early 1900s"-- c| Provided by publisher.
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans z| New England x| History.
    650
      
    0
    a| African American cemeteries z| New England v| Guidebooks.
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans z| New England v| Biography.
    651
      
    0
    a| New England v| Guidebooks.
    596
      
      
    a| 3
    999
      
      
    a| E185.917 .K58 2016 w| LC i| X031823885 l| CLEM-CONST m| CLEMONS t| BOOK

Availability

Google Preview

Library Location Map Availability Call Number
Clemons Clemons Construction Area N/A Available
To request titles normally found only in Clemons, please use the "Request from Ivy" button;
when necessary, use "Request Item" to recall an item currently checked-out to another patron.
NOTE: Neither of these buttons will be present if there is a copy available at another library.