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Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present

Author: Jacqueline Jones
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Jacqueline, 1948-
Labor of love, labor of sorrow.
New York : Basic Books, c1985
(OCoLC)563872640
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Jones
ISBN: 0465037569 9780465037568
OCLC Number: 11399213
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1986.
Description: xiii, 432 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: "My mother was much of a woman": slavery --
Freed women? The Civil War and reconstruction --
A bridge of "bent backs and laboring muscles": the rural south, 1880-1915 --
Between the cotton field and the ghetto: the urban south, 1880-1915 --
"To get out of this land of sufring": black women migrants to the north, 1900-1930 --
Harder times: the Great Depression --
The roots of two revolutions, 1940-1955 --
The struggle confirmed and transformed, 1955-1980.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Jones.

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