'Til Death or Distance Do Us Part: Love and Marriage in African America

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INDEX
abolition, 79, 80–82
Abolitionist Societies in the United States, 79, 80–81, 83
abroad marriage, 22, 23
Adam and Eve
love and, 2
marriage and, 1–2, 59–60
Adams, John and Abigail, 152–53
adultery, antebellum African American, 25–26
African(s)
African Americans and, 68, 75–78
antebellum U.S. beliefs about, 45
polygamy, 45
promiscuity, 45
U.S. arrival impact on, 75–76
African America
African diaspora and, 125
making of, 169
as myth, 125
African American(s). See also antebellum African Americans; free antebellum African Americans; slaves
African diasporic kin and, 124
Africans and, 68, 75–78
in antebellum writings, 41
creation of, 73–79
divorce, 120
ethnocentricity and, 123
freedom from past bonds of slavery, 119–20, 127
gender roles, 139
genealogy and Roots, 7, 8
half truths, 117, 118, 119, 124, 125–26
isolation, 139
kinship, 119
racism and, 123, 125–26
rape and, xi, 19, 40
same-sex relationships and, 55–56
slave myths and modern, 130–32
slavery legacy, 119–20, 121, 122, 126, 127, 130–32
U.S. history accounts of earliest, 2–3
African American culture. See also antebellum African American print culture

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