Dylan C. Penningroth, The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003). via UNC: "In The Claims of Kinfolk, Dylan Penningroth uncovers an extensive informal economy of property ownership among slaves and sheds new light on African American family and community life … Continue reading BOOK: Penningroth on Kinship and Slavery
VIDEO: Scholars on History, Slavery, and Defining Black America
Historians and scholars discuss who is considered 'black' in America. In the video: Ira Berlin, Elsa Barkley Brown, Tiya Miles, Dylan Penningroth, and Deborah Gray White. May 20, 2016. Video below: View it here: Defining Black America, May 20 2016 | Video | C-SPAN.org
NEWS: Dylan Penningroth Wins 2012 Macarthur “Genius” Grant
Dylan Penningroth (Northwestern U.) has been awarded a 2012 Macarthur "Genius" grant for his work on kinship and property within slave communities in the United States and along the Gold Coast. From the Macarthur Foundation website: Dylan C. Penningroth is a historian who examines shifting concepts of property ownership and kinship in order to shed … Continue reading NEWS: Dylan Penningroth Wins 2012 Macarthur “Genius” Grant
Antebellum Slavery in April 2009 OAH Magazine
Select articles available here (available in full to members of the Organization of American Historians). From the editor, Carl Weinberg: On March 26, 2009, just as the recent annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians (OAH) opened in Seattle, we received some sobering news: pioneering historian John Hope Franklin had died. He was 94 … Continue reading Antebellum Slavery in April 2009 OAH Magazine
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