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Living with Jim Crow : African American women and memories of the segregated South

Author: Anne M Valk; Leslie Brown
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: Palgrave studies in oral history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This groundbreaking book collects black women's personal recollections of their public and private lives during the period of legal segregation in the American South. Using first-person narratives, collected through oral history interviews, the book emphasizes women's role in their families and communities, treating women as important actors in the economic, social, cultural, and political life of the segregated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Interviews
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne M Valk; Leslie Brown
ISBN: 9780230619623 0230619622 9780230621527 023062152X
OCLC Number: 437300339
Description: xiii, 209 p., [4] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: We did well with what we had: remembering Black life behind the veil --
The foundation was there: growing up a girl in the Jim Crow South --
What is expected of you: gender and sexuality --
You are all under bondage, which is true: working lives --
A society totally our own: institutional and cultural life --
I like to get something done: fighting for social and political change --
Appendix A: List of interviews --
Appendix B: Sample edited transcript, from interview with Ila J. Blue.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in oral history.
Responsibility: Anne Valk and Leslie Brown.

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Using first-person narratives collected through oral history interviews, this groundbreaking book collects black women's memories of their public and private lives during the period of legal  Read more...

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"An indispensible contribution to African American and women's history. Essential."--"CHOICE"

 
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