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"... pioneering study in an area long neglected by historians." --Women's Review of Books

"... we must admire this as an important and interesting contribution." --The Times of the Americas

"Bush's well-organized and clearly written book will appeal to readers interested in women's studies and comparative studies of the black diaspora.... readable and valuable... " --Choice

"... Bush's outstanding contribution is documenting women's unique resistance: They did everything they could not to bear children."

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Maps

Preface

1. The Invisible black woman in Caribbean history: An Introduction

2. The Eye of the Beholder: contemporary European images of balck women

3. Slave society, power and law: the institutional context of slave women's lives

4. Plantation labour regimes: the economic role of slave women

5. The woman slave and slave resistance

6. The family tree is not cut: the domestic life of the woman slave

7. Slave motherhood: childbirth and infant death in a cross-cultural perspective

8. Daughters of injur'd Africk': women, culture and community in slave society

Endnote: Out of bondage: black women and the spirit of freedom

Notes

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Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253212511
Author:
Bush, Barbara
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Women, black
Subject:
Minority Studies - General
Subject:
Women slaves - Caribbean Area -
Subject:
Women, Black -- Caribbean Area.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
African American; African American Studies; American Studies; Caribbean; Gender; History; Latin America; South America; South America Gender; Women
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
19900531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.04 x 0.6 in

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