How does the perspective of the neighborhood impact your understanding of enslaved peoples’ everyday lives (e.g. slave marriage, resistance, independent production, paternalism, autonomy, and the slave community)?

Click “Reply” and input your response in the text area. Please address the following in 500 words: 1. In his book Joining Places: Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South, Anthony Kaye considers the lives of enslaved people through the lens of the “neighborhood,” or, in the case of Natchez, Mississippi, “adjoining plantations.” How does the perspective of the neighborhood impact your understanding of enslaved peoples’ everyday lives (e.g. slave marriage, resistance, independent production, paternalism, autonomy, and the slave community)? Do you think the neighborhood concept is a valuable way to understand enslaved people lives? Why or why not? 2. Discuss whether or not you liked this book as a whole. Do you think it was valuable to learn about enslaved peoples’ neighborhoods in Natchez, MS? Do you think this will contribute to your knowledge of African American history as we wrap up the semester? ***please let me know if you need the book***

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