A Biohistory of 19th-Century Afro-Americans
Build the Collection
A biohistory of 19th-century Afro-Americans : the burial remains of a Philadelphia cemetery / Lesley M. Rankin-Hill.
Upon the discovery of a long-forgotten cemetery in Philadelphia, excavation and study exposed the remains of a Baptist church cemetery and its African-American inhabitants. Thorough research of the skeletons and surrounding area shed light on the living conditions of the African Americans in 19th-century Philadelphia and its environs. This book is important to scientists and curators studying 19th-century American life and physical remains of 19th century Africa -Americans.
Discover more about this book in our Catalog.