Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia

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ABC-CLIO, 2012 - History - 381 pages

This singular reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history.

 

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Berry (history, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia) and Alford's (law, Florida A&M Univ.) concise volume updates readers on ... Read full review

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Very good book and I did a whole paper on it.

Contents

The Encyclopedia
1
Population of Enslaved Women 17501860
339
Selected Bibliography
341
About the Editors and Contributors
359
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Daina Ramey Berry, PhD, is associate professor of history at the University of Texas in Austin.

Deleso A. Alford is associate professor of law at Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando.

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