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"Women always did this work" : slave women and plantation labor — "Ties to bind them all together" : the social and reproductive labor of slave women — "A hard fight for we" : slave women and the Civil War — "Without mercy" : the end of war and the final destruction of lowcountry slavery — "The simple act of emancipation : the first year of freedom — "In their own way" — women and work in the postbellum South — "And so to establish family relations" : race, gender, and family in the postbellum crisis of free labor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252066306
Author:
Schwalm, Leslie A.
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
History
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Reconstruction
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
South carolina
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
Women slaves
Subject:
Plantation life
Subject:
Reconstruction -- South Carolina.
Subject:
Afro-American women -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
African-American women
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Subject:
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- History.
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Americana-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Women in American History
Series Volume:
[67-151]
Publication Date:
19970731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
424
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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