White women, black men : illicit sex in the nineteenth-century South. (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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White women, black men : illicit sex in the nineteenth-century South.

Author: Martha Hodes
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first to explore the history of a powerful category of illicit sex in America’s past: liaisons between Southern white women and black men. Martha Hodes tells a series of stories about such liaisons in the years before the Civil War, explores the complex ways in which white Southerners tolerated them in the slave South, and shows how and why these responses changed with emancipation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Hodes
ISBN: 0300077505 9780300077506
OCLC Number: 40927050
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: 352 pages ; 24 cm

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