Black Then: Blacks and Montreal, 1780s-1880s Frank Mackey

ISBN: 9780773527355

Published: April 23rd 2004

Hardcover

216 pages


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Black Then: Blacks and Montreal, 1780s-1880s  by  Frank Mackey

Black Then: Blacks and Montreal, 1780s-1880s by Frank Mackey
April 23rd 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 216 pages | ISBN: 9780773527355 | 3.30 Mb

In the stories of thirty people who lived there and then, author Mackey explores the various fates of people of African descent in Montreal between the 1780s and 1880s. Some were born slaves in a slave culture and stayed there- others were born inMoreIn the stories of thirty people who lived there and then, author Mackey explores the various fates of people of African descent in Montreal between the 1780s and 1880s.

Some were born slaves in a slave culture and stayed there- others were born in freedom, found it, or lost it after struggling with local conventions as well as the law. Mackey makes imaginative use of the bits and pieces he has gathered of these peoples lives. He includes the texts of relevant primary documents and a list of further reading. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR



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