Gullah Culture in America
by Wilbur Cross

Gullah Culture in America (Praeger)

Foreword by Emory Shaw Campbell. Published by Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 2008. 270pp. including index. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-275-99450-1.


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About the Book

Even today, there are more than 300,000 Gullah people, many of whom speak little or no English, living in the remoter areas of the sea islands of St. Helena, Edisto, Coosay, Ossabaw, Sapelo, Daufuskie, and Cumberland. The homogeneity, richness, and consistency of this culture was possible because the sea-islanders were isolated. Gullah Culture in America not only explores the history of Gullah, but takes the reader behind the scenes of Gullah culture today to show what it's like to grow up, live, and celebrate in this remarkable and uniquely American community.

About the Author

Wilbur Cross is the author or co-author of more than 50 books and was an editor at Life for eight years.


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