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"Swing the sickle for the harvest is ripe" : gender and slavery in antebellum Georgia

Author: Daina Ramey Berry
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2007.
Series: Women in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe" compares the work, family, and economic experiences of enslaved women and men in upcountry and lowcountry Georgia during the nineteenth century. Mining planters' daybooks, plantation records, and a wealth of other sources, Daina Ramey Berry shows how slaves' experiences on large plantations, which were essentially self-contained, closed communities, contrasted with those  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daina Ramey Berry
ISBN: 9780252031465 0252031466
OCLC Number: 77116813
Description: xvi, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: "I had to work hard, plow, and go and split wood jus' like a man" : skill, gender, and productivity in agricultural settings --
"Dey s'lected me out to be a housegirl" : the privileges and pain of nonagricultural labor --
"There sho' was a sight of us" : enslaved family and community rituals --
"O, I never has forgot dat last dinner wit my folks" : enslaved family and community realities --
"For the current year" : the informal economy and slave hiring.
Series Title: Women in American history.
Responsibility: Daina Ramey Berry.
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