The promised land : history and historiography of the Black experience in Chatham-Kent's settlements and beyond / edited by Boulou Ebanda de B'béri, Nina Reid-Maroney, and Handel Kashope Wright.

"Eschewing the often romanticized Underground Railroad narrative that portrays southern Ontario as the welcoming destination of Blacks fleeing from slavery, The Promised Land reveals the Chatham-Kent area as a crucial settlement site for an early Black presence in Canada. The contributors prese...

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Other Authors: Reid-Maroney, Nina Ruth, 1961- (Editor), Wright, Handel Kashope, 1959- (Editor), B'béri, Boulou Ébanda de, (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Toronto, Canada : University of Toronto Press, 2014.
Series:African and diasporic studies.
Online Access:CONNECT