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  • The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South

    Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline

    • ASIN: 0195025636
    • Brand: Oxford University Press

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (AmazonClassics Edition)


    • ASIN: B0769T1ZVC

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is a slave narrative that was published in 1861 by Harriet Ann Jacobs, using the pen name "Linda Brent." The book is an in-depth chronological account of Jacobs's life as a slave, and the decisions and choices she made to gain freedom for herself and her children. It addresses the struggles and sexual abuse that young women slaves faced on the plantations, and how these struggles were harsher than what men suffered as slaves. The book is considered sentimental and written to provoke an emotional response an...

    • ASIN: 1503277941

  • Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

    Life in the old South has always fascinated Americans--whether in the mythical portrayals of the planter elite from fiction such as Gone With the Wind or in historical studies that look inside the slave cabin. Now Brenda E. Stevenson presents a reality far more gripping than popular legend, even as she challenges the conventional wisdom of academic historians. Life in Black and White provides a panoramic portrait of family and community life in and around Loudoun County, Virginia--weaving the fascinating personal stories of planters and slaves,...

    • ASIN: 0195118030
    • UPC: 001557869928

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)

    “Accompanied by historical photographs, public statements, and correspondence, and by a well-selected sampling of modern criticism, this Norton Critical Edition will stimulate many classroom discussions in years to come.” ―Werner Sollors, Harvard University  “This new edition includes an array of reviews and correspondence along with a fresh and diverse set of scholarly critiques that will help students and instructors understand this remarkable autobiography.” ―Bryan Sinche, University of HartfordThis Norton Critical Edition inclu...

    • ASIN: 0393614565

  • They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South

    A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy   Bridging women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave‑owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South’s slave market. Because women typically inherited more slaves than land, enslaved people were ofte...

    • ASIN: 0300218664

  • Joining Places: Slave Neighborhoods in the Old South (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture)

    In this new interpretation of antebellum slavery, Anthony Kaye offers a vivid portrait of slaves transforming adjoining plantations into slave neighborhoods. He describes men and women opening paths from their owners' plantations to adjacent farms to go courting and take spouses, to work, to run away, and to otherwise contend with owners and their agents. In the course of cultivating family ties, forging alliances, working, socializing, and storytelling, slaves fashioned their neighborhoods into the locus of slave society.Joining Places is the ...

    • ASIN: 0807861790
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press

  • Grant

    The #1 New York Times bestseller.New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.   Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing him, as Chernow shows in his masterful biography, the first t...

    • ASIN: B06W2J89PV

  • Slave Life in Virginia and Kentucky: A Narrative by Francis Fedric, Escaped Slave (Library of Southern Civilization)

    In 1854, faced with the threat of yet another brutal beating, a fifty-year-old slave in Mason County, Kentucky, decided to try again to escape. His first attempt had ended in his near starvation as he hid for nine weeks in a swamp, before hunger compelled him to return to his master. This time the slave sought the help of a neighbor with abolitionist sympathies, and he joined the hundreds of other fugitive slaves fleeing across the Ohio River and north to Canada on the Underground Railroad. After his arrival in Toronto he discarded his master...

    • ASIN: 0807136840
    • Brand: Brand: Louisiana State Univ Pr

  • Masters, Slaves, and Subjects: The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Low Country, 1740-1790

    The slave societies of the American colonies were quite different from the "Old South" of the early-nineteenth-century United States. In this engaging study of a colonial older South, Robert Olwell analyzes the structures and internal dynamics of a world in which both masters and slaves were also imperial subjects. While slavery was peculiar within a democratic republic, it was an integral and seldom questioned part of the eighteenth-century British empire.Olwell examines the complex relations among masters, slaves, metropolitan institutions, o...

    • ASIN: 080148491X
    • Brand: imusti

  • Slave Narrative Six Pack 7: My Life in the South, The Narrative of Lunsford Lane, Army Life in a Black Regiment, John Brown, An Anti-Slavery Crusade and Henry Ward Beecher (Volume 7)

    Slave Narrative Six Pack 7 presents six more essential texts: My Life in the South by Jacob Stroyer. The Narrative of Lunsford Lane, Formerly of Raleigh, N.C. by Lunsford Lane. Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. A Plea for Captain John Brown by Henry David Thoreau. An Anti-Slavery Crusade: A Chronicle of the Gathering Storm by Jesse Macy. Henry Ward Beecher by Elbert Hubbard....

    • ASIN: 1545341109

  • Kindred


    • ASIN: B009U9S540

  • Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

    How is the state produced? In what ways did enslaved African Americans shape modern governing practices? Ryan A. Quintana provocatively answers these questions by focusing on the everyday production of South Carolina's state space—its roads and canals, borders and boundaries, public buildings and military fortifications. Beginning in the early eighteenth century and moving through the post–War of 1812 internal improvements boom, Quintana highlights the surprising ways enslaved men and women sat at the center of South Carolina's earliest pol...

    • ASIN: 1469642220

  • Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South

    "One of those rare books that quickly became the standard work in its field." ―Anne Firor Scott, Duke UniversityLiving with the dual burdens of racism and sexism, slave women in the plantation South assumed roles within the family and community that contrasted sharply with traditional female roles in the larger American society.This revised edition of Ar'n't I a Woman? reviews and updates the scholarship on slave women and the slave family, exploring new ways of understanding the intersection of race and gender and comparing the myths that st...

    • ASIN: 0393314812
    • Color: Brown

  • Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South (Gender and American Culture)

    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. In her investigation of the movement of bodies, objects, and information, Camp extends our recognition of slave resistance into new arenas and reveals an important and hidden culture of opposition.Camp discusses the multiple ...

    • ASIN: 0807855340
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press

  • The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) : An American Slave

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    • UPC: 2361361
    • Rating: 4.419

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    One of the most memorable slave narratives, Jacobs' "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" illustrates the overreaching evil and pervasive depravity of the institution of slavery. This edition features a new Afterword. Revised

    • UPC: 11975074
    • Rating: 4.231

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions)

    The true story of an individual's struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a

    • UPC: 1264518
    • Rating: 4.192

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass : An American Slave, Written by Himself

    The classic autobiography of Frederick Douglass joins the the affordable Pocket Books Enriched Classics series, which offer such features as a chronology of the author's life and career; a critical analysis; discussion questions; and a

    • UPC: 2633712
    • Rating: 4.405

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself

    Douglass' powerful account of his journey from slave, by way of determined self education, to being one of America's great statesmen and orators. Published in 1845, this little book was widely read by the general

    • UPC: 53603169
    • Rating: 4.405

  • The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) - eBook

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    • UPC: 290702819
    • Rating: 4.405

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

    "An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials. The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglass's Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth

    • UPC: 26351010
    • Rating: 4.405

  • A Muslim American Slave : The Life of Omar Ibn Said

    This authoritative edition and translation of the only surviving American slave narrative written in Arabic offers an invaluable addition to our understanding of the literature written by enslaved Americans and a timely reminder that “Islam”

    • UPC: 15548766

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - eBook

    Here is one of the few slave narratives written by a women. Slavery is a terrible thing, but it is far more terrible and harrowing for women than for men. Harriet Jacobs was owned by

    • UPC: 636096521
    • Rating: 4.2

  • Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - eBook

    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is the immensely powerful autobiography of Harriet Jacobs, who wrote under a pen name. A feminist work, she uses her experiences to state and restate her belief

    • UPC: 905885972
    • Rating: 4.2

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