Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-210) and index.
Looking backward and forward -- The 1820s : anxious optimism -- The 1830s : manumission, property, and family -- The Second Seminole War -- Restricted manumission, migrations, and antimiscegenation -- Preserving Spanish days : marriage and manumission -- The black martial heritage -- Land, paternalism, and laws.
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