The slave community: plantation life in the antebellum South

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Oxford University Press, Nov 1, 1979 - History - 414 pages
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Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline

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Review: The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South

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

Review: The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South

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I finished reading this book for my US History to 1877. The book was definitely insightful, and knowing the culture of African slavery in Antebellum America was eye opening to me. They created the ... Read full review

Contents

Enslavement Acculturation and African Survivals
3
The Americanization of the Slave and the Africanization
49
Culture
105
Copyright

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John W. Blassingame (19401;2000) was a scholar of the history of American slavery and a former chairman of the African American Studies program at Yale University.