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Women and Slavery in America

A Documentary History

By Catherine M. Lewis, J. Richard Lewis

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Format: Paperback, 344 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United States, 15 May 2011
This volume brings together primary sources, including manuscripts and newspapers, that reveal the lives of slaves and the roles that women played-both in bondage and empowered-in the progress of slavery from the Colonial era through Reconstruction.

About the Author

Catherine M. Lewis is professor of history, director of the Museum of History and Holocaust Education, and coordinator of the Public History Program at Kennesaw State University. She is the author of a number of books, including "The Changing Face of Public History" and "Don t Ask What I Shot: How Eisenhower s Love of Golf Helped Shape 1950s America.""

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2012 Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2012 "Choice" Outstanding Academic Title "A wealth of material for scholars of nineteenth-century America and of women and slaves in particular." Women and Slavery in America" is a well-edited documentary reader that examines the circumstances of women in slavery--the ones that compelled many of Weld s lecturers to go into the field to agitate against America s peculiar institution. It is also more than that, as it brings together the experiences of a diverse array of women, free and slave, Northern and Southern, rich and poor, and African American and white, to examine the effect of slavery upon women in particular." --Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, " H-CivWar Reviews," June 2012" "Illuminating as they are stark, the documents tell stories of coercion, exploitation, and violence, as well as cooperation, autonomy, and agency. The editors thoughtful selection of documents allows them to speak to one another across the chapters." --Stephanie Stegman, "H-Net Reviews," Oct. 2012"

EAN: 9781557289582
ISBN: 1557289581
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.5 centimetres (0.54 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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