Garrett Fesler
Fesler, Garrett
Fesler, Garrett
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Description: Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscapes of North American Slavery
Garrett Fesler’s essay is in part an explanatory summary of archaeologists’ work at sites of slavery. As Fesler notes, it was archaeologists who discovered evidence that enslaved Africans preserved traditional customs and knowledge, a discovery that confirmed assertions of slave agency, but also one that opened a new dialogue about life under slavery. As the title of the essay...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.27-49