By Tera W. Hunter

Tera W. Hunter deals the 1st entire heritage of African American marriage within the 19th century and into the Jim Crow period. She unearths the sensible methods followed, tailored, or rejected white Christian rules of marriage, creatively atmosphere their very own criteria for conjugal relationships less than stipulations of uncertainty and cruelty.

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