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Ambiguous lives

free women of color in rural Georgia, 1789-1879

by Adele Logan Alexander

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Published by University of Arkansas Press in Fayetteville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia,
  • Hancock County (Ga.),
  • Hancock County
    • Subjects:
    • Hunt family,
    • African American women -- Georgia -- History,
    • African American women -- Georgia -- Hancock County -- History,
    • Georgia -- History -- 1775-1865 -- Biography,
    • Georgia -- History -- 1865- -- Biography,
    • Hancock County (Ga.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-251) and index.

      StatementAdele Logan Alexander.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.93.G4 A45 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1532505M
      ISBN 101557282145
      LC Control Number91010151

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This is a great book about ambiguous loss--when you've lost the person, but they're still there (like with divorce, immigration, a missing child, or Alzheimer's disease). This book helped me understand the conflicting emotions involved, and the many different ways (both adaptive and maladaptive)that people deal with their grief.4/5.

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In this sensitive and lucid account, Pauline Boss explains that, all too often, those confronted with such ambiguous loss fluctuate between hope and hopelessness. Suffered too long, these emotions can deaden feeling and make it impossible for people to move on with their lives.

Yet the central message of this book is that they can move on. The book is for caregivers, family members, friends, neighbors as well as educators and professionals—anyone touched by the epidemic of dementia.

Boss helps caregivers find hope in ambiguous loss — having a loved one both here and not here, physically present but psychologically absent. In this sensitive and lucid account, Pauline Boss explains that, all too often, those confronted with such ambiguous loss fluctuate between hope and hopelessness.

Suffered too long, these emotions can deaden feeling and make it impossible for people to move on with their lives.

Yet the central message of this book is that they can move s: 1. Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief Paperback – Oct. 2 Suffered too long, these emotions can deaden feeling and make it impossible for people to move on with their lives. Yet the central message of this book is that they can move on.

Drawing on her research and clinical experience, Boss suggests strategies that can /5(85). Adele Logan Alexander's Ambiguous Lives introduces new arguments, information, and provocative speculations, and raises significant unanswered questions pertaining to this community of racially mixed women who lived in middle Georgia.

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Their forbears include Africans, Native Americans, and whites. These women. In her book, “Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief,” Boss defines ambiguous loss as “a loss that occurs without closure or clear understanding. This kind of loss leaves a person searching for answers, and thus complicates and delays the process of grieving, and often results in unresolved grief.”.

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