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Them dark days : slavery in the American rice swamps

Author: William Dusinberre
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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In this controversial, groundbreaking, and eloquently written book, William Dusinberre examines slavery in the rice swamps of the South Carolina and Georgia "low country." The antebellum rice kingdom's large plantations carried a political and social weight seldom recognized in later years. Focusing on three plantations and incorporating overseers' letters, slave testimonies, and numerous plantation sources,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Dusinberre
ISBN: 0195090217 9780195090215
OCLC Number: 31290515
Description: xiv, 556 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Gentleman Capitalists --
2. Manigaults and Heywards --
3. The Charnel House --
4. Unhappy Families --
5. Dissidence --
6. Privilege --
7. Frances Kemble --
8. Mothers and Children --
9. Degradation --
10. Morale --
11. The Capitalist as Rice Planter --
12. Coercion --
13. Privileged Slaves --
14. White Supremacy and Paternalist Theory --
15. The Rice Kingdom --
16. Retrospect --
17. Slavery.
Responsibility: William Dusinberre.
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The book represents a close study of slavery in the rice plantations of South Carolina and Georgia. The emphasis is principally on the human relations of slavery, both black and white. The book  Read more...

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