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Introducing Folknography: A Study of Gullah Culture

  title={Introducing Folknography: A Study of Gullah Culture},
  author={Charles W. Jarrett},
Principles of rural sociology, ethnographic research, and interpersonal communication provide the foundation for a study of Gullah culture. The Gullahs are descendants of enslaved people living in the Sea Islands and coastal regions of South Carolina, Georgia, and northern Florida. Unlike enslaved Africans living in mainland regions, the Gullahs remained more isolated and able to transform their language and culture into a uniquely distinctive African American heritage. Construction of bridges… 

Minority Community Resilience and Cultural Heritage Preservation: A Case Study of the Gullah Geechee Community

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Gullah Island Dispute Resolution

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Coastal Lagoons and Climate Change: Ecological and Social Ramifications in U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast Ecosystems

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Bringing Race Relations Into the Restorative Justice Debate

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Fishing and Fish Consumption Patterns in the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Population

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Rapid Rural Appraisal: A Study of Gullah Culture.

Principles of rural sociology and interpersonal communication provide the foundation for a study of "Gullah" culture. The Gullahs are a group of African Americans living along the southwestern U.S.

Rapid Rural Appraisal: A Case Study in Rural Mexico.

The North American Free Trade. Agreement has generated serious debate regarding the stimulating effects of foreign investment on Mexico's economy. Saltillo, a metropolitan center in the mountains of

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The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina

Recounting more than three centuries of Spanish and French exploration, English and Huguenor agriculture, and African slave labour, this text traces the history of one of North America's oldest