Cover image for Sea Island roots : African presence in the Carolinas and Georgia
Title:
Sea Island roots : African presence in the Carolinas and Georgia
Author:
Twining, Mary Arnold, 1931-
Publication Information:
Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, [1991]

©1991
Physical Description:
xi, 187 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Sea Island culture: Matrix of the African American Family -- Changing agricultural patterns on the South Carolina Sea Islands -- Gullah folk beliefs concerning childbirth -- Names and naming in the Sea Islands -- Family life on Wadmalaw Island -- Time is like a river: The world view of the Sea Island People -- Singin' 'bout a good time -- Christmas Eve watch on Johns Island -- A James Island Childhood: Africanisms among families of the Sea Islands of Charleston, South Carolina -- Growing up on Johns Island: The Sea Islands then and now-- Baskets and quilts: Women in Sea Island arts and crafts -- Leadership patterns in a Sea Island Community -- The Sea Islands as a research area -- Selected sources in the folklore and folklife of the Sea Islands.
ISBN:
9780865430686

9780865430693
Format :
Book

On Order

Summary

Summary


Summary