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Discovering the Women in Slavery Emancipating Perspectives on the American Past

ISBN-10: 0820317578

ISBN-13: 9780820317571

Edition: 1996

Authors: Patricia Morton

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Misshapen Identity: Memory, Folklore, and the Legend of Rachel Knight
In Remembrance of Mira: Reflections on the Death of a Slave Woman
The Civil War's Empowerment of an Appalachian Woman: The 1864 Slave Purchases of Mary Bell
The Mistress and Her Maids: White and Black Women in a Louisiana Household, 1858-1868
The Divided Mind of Antislavery Feminism: Lydia Maria Child and the Construction of African American Womanhood
Prudence Crandall, Amistad, and Other Episodes in the Dismissal of Connecticut Slave Women from American History
"The Fortunes of Women in America": Spanish New Orleans's Free Women of African Descent and Their Relations with Slave Women
"If I Can't Have My Rights, I Can Have My Pleasures, And If They Won't Give Me Wages, I Can Take Them": Gender and Slave Labor in Antebellum New Orleans
Religion, Gender, and Identity: Black Methodist Women in a Slave Society, 1770-1810
The Struggle to Achieve Individual Expression through Clothing and Adornment: African American Women under and after Slavery
"At Noon, Oh How I Ran": Breastfeeding and Weaning on Plantation and Farm in Antebellum Virginia and Alabama
Behind the Mask: Ex-slave Women and Interracial Sexual Relations
Mistresses, Morality, and the Dilemmas of Slaveholding: The Ideology and Behavior of Elite Antebellum Women
The Diversity of Old South White Women: The Peculiar Worlds of German American Women
Selected Bibliography
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