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Women and slavery in America : a documentary history / edited by Catherine M. Lewis and J. Richard Lewis.


This work offers readers an opportunity to examine the establishment, growth, and evolution of slavery in the United States as it impacted women, including those enslaved and free, African American and white, wealthy and poor, northern and southern. The primary documents, including newspaper articles, broadsides, cartoons, pamphlets, speeches, photographs, memoirs, and editorials, are organized thematically and represent cultural, political, religious, economic, and social perspectives on this dark and complex period in American history.

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  • ISBN: 9781557289575 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1557289573 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781557289582 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1557289581 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Law, custom, and tradition -- Work and daily life -- Building community -- Resisting slavery -- The meaning of freedom.
Subject: Women slaves > United States > History > Sources.
Slavery > United States > History > Sources.
Women > Southern States > History > Sources.
African American women > Southern States > History > Sources.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HT 1048 .W66 2011 30542240 General Collection Available -

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