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Author Stevenson, Brenda E.

Title Life in black and white : family and community in the slave South / Brenda E. Stevenson
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996

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 MELB  306.80975528 Ste/Lib  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 457 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents I. Marriage, Family, and the Loudoun White Community. 1. The White Community: Patterns of Settlement, Development, and Conflict. 2. Gender Convention and Courtship. 3. Marriage, for Better or for Worse. 4. Parenting. 5. Broken Vows and "Notorious" Endings: Divorce -- II. Black Life, Family, and Community. 6. The Nature of Loudoun Slavery. 7. Slave Family Structure. 8. Slave Marriage and Family Relations. 9. Free Blacks. 10. Free Black Family and Household Economy
Notes Bibliography: p421-439. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-439) and index
Subject Families -- Virginia -- Loudon County -- History -- 19th century
Families -- Virginia -- Loudoun County -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Virginia -- Loudon County -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Virginia -- Loudoun County -- History -- 19th century.
Loudoun County (Va.) -- Social conditions.
LC no. 95017359
ISBN 0195095367 (acid-free paper)
0195118030 (paperback)