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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (an African American Heritage Book)

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Here is one of the few slave narratives written by a women. Slavery is a terrible thing, but it is far more terrible and harrowing for women than for men. Harriet Jacobs was owned by a brutal master who beat his slaves regularly and subjected them to indignations that were far worse. Jacobs eventually escaped her master and moved to a northern state. Though she was unable to take her children with her at the time they were later reunited. Read her powerful and compelling story.

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ISBN:
9781604592061
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Editor:
Child, L. Maria
Author:
Brent, Linda
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.49 in. .85 lbs.

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Biography » General
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (an African American Heritage Book)
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"Synopsis" by , Here is one of the few slave narratives written by a women. Slavery is a terrible thing, but it is far more terrible and harrowing for women than for men. Harriet Jacobs was owned by a brutal master who beat his slaves regularly and subjected them to indignations that were far worse. Jacobs eventually escaped her master and moved to a northern state. Though she was unable to take her children with her at the time they were later reunited. Read her powerful and compelling story.
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