Stolen Childhood Slave Youth in Nineteenth-Century America

ISBN-10: 0253222648

ISBN-13: 9780253222640

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Expanded)

Authors: Wilma King

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 6/29/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Wilma King is Arvarh E. Strickland Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is author of The Essence of Liberty: Free Black Women during the Slave Era; A Northern Woman in the Plantation South: Letter of Tryphena Blanche Holder Fox 1856--1876; and Children of the Emancipation.

Preface to the Second Edition
List of Abbreviations
"In the Beginning": The Transatlantic Trade in Children of African Descent
"You know I am one man that do love my Children" Slave Children and Youth in the Family and Community
"Us ain't never idle": The Work of Enslaved Children and Youth
"When day is done": The Play and Leisure Activities of Enslaved Children and Youth
"Knowledge unfits a child to be a slave": Temporal and Spiritual Education
"What has Ever become of my Presus little girl": The Traumas and Tragedies of Slave Children and Youth
"Free at last": The Quest for Freedom
"There's a better day a-coming": The Transition from Slavery to Freedom
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