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Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution Through ...

Kirsten E. Wood - Social Science - 2004 - 281 pages
Many early-19th-century slaveholders considered themselves "masters" not only over slaves, but also over the institutions of marriage and family. This privilege was generally ...
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Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-century South

Diane Miller Sommerville - History - 2004 - 411 pages
Sommerville analyzes black-on-white rape cases of the 19th-century South, challenging the notion that race was the sole agent in shaping white ideology on this issue. She shows ...
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Slave Systems: Ancient and Modern

Enrico Dal Lago, Constantina Katsari - History - 2008
A ground-breaking edited collection charting the rise and fall of forms of unfree labour in the ancient Mediterranean and in the modern Atlantic, employing the methodology of ...
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Being White: Stories of Race and Racism

Karyn D. McKinney - Social Science - 2005 - 270 pages
Karyn McKinney uses written autobiographies solicited from young white people to empirically analyze the contours of the white experience in U.S. society. This text offers a ...
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Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-nineteenth-century South

William Kauffman Scarborough - History - 2003 - 521 pages
In this volume, William Kauffman Scarborough unveils new data about one of the most powerful groups in American history: the 340 wealthiest aristocratic planters who owned 250 ...
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Masters of the Big House: Elite Slaveholders of the Mid-nineteenth-century South

William Kauffman Scarborough - History - 2006 - 521 pages
This eagerly awaited masterwork by one of the most important scholars of southern history profiles the richest slaveholders of the South.
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Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families Across the Color Line in ...

Joshua D. Rothman - History - 2003 - 341 pages
Provides a history of interracial sexual relationships during the era of slavery.
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The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895

Jane Turner Censer - History - 2003 - 316 pages
Researching the story of elite southern white women's successful quest for a measure of independence between antebellum strictures and the restored patriarchy of Jim Crow, this ...
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