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Author Ryan, William Randolph, 1975-
Title The world of Thomas Jeremiah : Charles Town on the eve of the American Revolution / William R. Ryan.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Author Ryan, William Randolph, 1975-
Subject Jeremiah, Thomas, -1775.
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Biography.
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : A different port of entry -- White divisions (June 1774-March 1775) -- A great war coming (April 1775-June 1775) -- Under the color of law (July 1775-August 1775) -- Charles Town harbor (September 1775-October 1775) -- Low country/backcountry : the volatile geopolitics of revolutionary South Carolina (November 1775-December 1775) -- The greatest hope and the deepest fear (December 1775-January 1776) -- The masters were still in charge (January 1776-August 1776) -- Conclusion : Simple spectators?
Summary Profiling the port of Charles Town, South Carolina, during the two-year period leading up to the Declaration of Independence, this history focuses on the hanging and burning of Thomas Jeremiah, a free African American harbour pilot accused of plotting a slave insurrection in 1775.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199750900 (electronic bk.)
0199750904 (electronic bk.)
9780195387285
0195387287
OCLC # 610027148
Additional Format Print version: Ryan, William Randolph, 1975- World of Thomas Jeremiah. New York : Oxford University Press, 2010 9780195387285 (DLC) 2009027253 (OCoLC)422554354


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