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

User Review  - Ed Protzel - Goodreads

The Slave Community is exceptionally well-researched and written, very insightful and revealing. It will open your eyes to much. Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

The Slave Community: Plantation Life In the Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame (Oxford U. Press 1972)( 917.30696). This well-researched volume documents all aspects of life for the plantation slave before the Civil War. My rating: 7/10, finished 2003. Read full review

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John W. Blassingame is at Yale University.

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