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Celia, a slave

Author: Melton Alonza McLaurin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bard, 1999, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows a landmark moment in American slavery as culled from court records, correspondence, and newspaper accounts that recorded the trial and execution of Celia, who killed her master in self-defense after five years of physical and sexual abuse.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Celia; Celia
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melton Alonza McLaurin
ISBN: 0380803364 9780380803361
OCLC Number: 40797481
Notes: "First Bard Printing: February 1999"--Title page verso.
Originally published: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, 1991.
Description: xiv, 178 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Melton A. McLaurin.

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Follows a landmark moment in American slavery as culled from court records, correspondence, and newspaper accounts that recorded the trial and execution of Celia, who killed her master in self-defense after five years of physical and sexual abuse.

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