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Author Camp, Stephanie M. H., author

Title Closer to freedom : enslaved women and everyday resistance in the plantation South / Stephanie M.H. Camp
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2004]
©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 206 pages) : illustrations
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Contents A geography of containment: the bondage of space and time -- I could not stay there: women, men, and truancy -- The intoxication of pleasurable amusement: secret parties and the politics of the body -- Amalgamation prints stuck up in her cabin: print culture, the home, and the roots of resistance -- To get closer to freedom: gender, movement, and freedom during the Civil War
Summary Recent scholarship on slavery has explored the lives of enslaved people beyond the watchful eye of their masters. Building on this work and the study of space, social relations, gender, and power in the Old South, Stephanie Camp examines the everyday containment and movement of enslaved men and, especially, enslaved women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-202) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Freedom of movement -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Human geography -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Passive resistance -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807875767 (electronic book)
9780807875766 (electronic book)
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