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Women and slavery in America : a documentary history

Author: Catherine M Lewis; J Richard Lewis
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Women and Slavery offers readers an opportunity to examine the establishment, growth, and evolution of slavery in the United States as it impacted women-enslaved and free, African American and white, wealthy and poor, northern and southern. The primary documents-including newspaper articles, broadsides, cartoons, pamphlets, speeches, photographs, memoirs, and editorials-are organized thematically and represent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Women and slavery in America.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010047822
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M Lewis; J Richard Lewis
OCLC Number: 787842890
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 318 p.) : ill.
Contents: Law, custom, and tradition --
Work and daily life --
Building community --
Resisting slavery --
The meaning of freedom.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine M. Lewis and J. Richard Lewis.

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Women and Slavery offers readers an opportunity to examine the establishment, growth, and evolution of slavery in the United States as it impacted women-enslaved and free, African American and white, wealthy and poor, northern and southern. The primary documents-including newspaper articles, broadsides, cartoons, pamphlets, speeches, photographs, memoirs, and editorials-are organized thematically and represent cultural, political, religious, economic, and social perspectives on this dark and complex period in American history. --From publisher's description.

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