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Title Women and slavery in America : a documentary history / edited by Catherine M. Lewis and J. Richard Lewis
Published Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 318 pages) : illustrations
Contents Law, custom, and tradition -- Work and daily life -- Building community -- Resisting slavery -- The meaning of freedom
Summary Women and Slavery offers readers an opportunity to examine the establishment, growth, and evolution of slavery in the United States as it impacted women-enslaved and free, African American and white, wealthy and poor, northern and southern. The primary documents-including newspaper articles, broadsides, cartoons, pamphlets, speeches, photographs, memoirs, and editorials-are organized thematically and represent cultural, political, religious, economic, and social perspectives on this dark and complex period in American history. --From publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject African American women -- Southern States -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Women slaves -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Women -- Southern States -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, Catherine M.
Lewis, J. Richard, 1967-
ISBN 1610754778 (electronic bk.)
9781610754774 (electronic bk.)