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New Studies in the History of American Slavery

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ISBN-10: 0820326941

ISBN-13: 9780820326948

Edition: 2006

Authors: Barbara Krauthamer, Christopher L. Brown, Dylan Penningroth, Herman L. Bennett, Jennifer L. Morgan

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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 2/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 310
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Barbara Krauthamer is associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Christopher L. Brown is Director, Marine Biology Program and Fellow, Honors College, Florida International University, North Miami.

Herman L. Bennett is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.

Jennifer L. Morgan is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History at New York University.

Introduction : a history of the history of slavery in the Americas
Gender and slavery
"Some could suckle over their shoulder" : male travelers, female bodies, and the gendering of racial ideology
Consciousness and calling : African American midwives at work in the antebellum South
The pleasures of resistance : enslaved women and body politics in the plantation South, 1830-1861
Race, identity, and community
Genealogies to a past : Africa, ethnicity, and marriage in seventeenth-century Mexico
Kinship and freedom : fugitive slave women's incorporation into Creek society
My people, my people : the dynamics of community in southern slavery
The politics of culture in slavery
Spiritual terror and sacred authority : the power of the supernatural in Jamaican slave society
Correspondences in black and white : sentiment and the slave market revolution
"Stol' and fetched here" : enslaved migration, ex-slave narratives, and vernacular history
British slavery and British politics : a perspective and a prospectus