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In Down by the Riverside Charles Joyner takes readers

"On A Journey Back In "
a journey back in up the Waccamaw River through the Lowcountry of South Carolina past abandoned rice fields once made productive by the labor of enslaved Africans Past Rice Mills And Forest Clearings past rice mills and forest clearings the antebellum world of All Saints Parish In this slave community and many others like it the slaves created a new language Down by the Riverside

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An inspiring testimony to the ingenuity and solidarity of a people who endured in the face of adversityThis anniversary edition of Joyner's landmark study includes new introduction in which the author landmark study includes a new introduction in which author his process of writing the book reflects on its critical and popular reception and surveys the path of scholarship
"In Slave History In The "
slave history in the since the book's first publicatio. New religion indeed a new culture from African traditions and American circumstancesFrom the letters diaries and memoirs of the plantation whites and their uests from uantitative analysis of census and probate records and above all from slave and oral history has recovered an entire society and its way of life and above all slave folklore and oral history Joyner recovered an entire society and its way of life careful reconstruction of daily life in All Saints Parish is. .