Them dark days : slavery in the American rice swamps (Audiobook on CD, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Them dark days : slavery in the American rice swamps

Author: William Dusinberre
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This text] is a study of the callous, capitalistic nature of the vast rice plantations along the southeastern coast. It is essential reading for anyone whose view of slavery's horrors might be softened by the current historical emphasis on slave community and family and slave autonomy and empowerment.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Dusinberre
OCLC Number: 62869997
Notes: Originally published: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, 2000, ©1996.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Gowrie, a Manigault estate; Gentleman capitalists; Manigaults and Heywards; Charnel house; Unhappy families; Dissidence; Privilege --
Butler Island: Frances Kemble; Mothers and children; Degradation; Morale --
Robert Allston's plantations: Capitalist as rice planter; Coercion; Privileged slaves; White supremacy and paternalist theory --
Wider scene: Rice kingdom; Retrospeer; Slavery.
Responsibility: William Dusinberre.

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[This text] is a study of the callous, capitalistic nature of the vast rice plantations along the southeastern coast. It is essential reading for anyone whose view of slavery's horrors might be softened by the current historical emphasis on slave community and family and slave autonomy and empowerment.-Back cover.

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