The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South

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Oxford University Press, 1979 - Social Science - 414 pages
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Taking into account the major recent studies, this volume presents an updated analysis of the life of the black slave - his African heritage, culture, family, acculturation, behavior, religion, and personality.

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User Review  - Johanna Haas - Goodreads

Fascinating and readable. This books examines the slave society as a society - exploring the institutions, life ways, and patterns from both the slave and owners perspective. The prose is as good as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Frankie - Goodreads

This subject is very interesting to me. I enjoyed reading the insights shared by the author. Read full review

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John W. Blassingame is at Yale University.

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