This new edition 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 stereotyped female slaves with the realities of their lives.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||1st ed|
|Product dimensions:||1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Deborah Gray White is the Board of Governors Professor of History and Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of Ar’n’t I A Woman? and Too Heavy a Load, amongst other books.
Table of Contents
|Revisiting Ar'n't I a Woman||1|
|Chapter 1||Jezebel and Mammy: The Mythology of Female Slavery||27|
|Chapter 2||The Nature of Female Slavery||62|
|Chapter 3||The Life Cycle of the Female Slave||91|
|Chapter 4||The Female Slave Network||119|
|Chapter 5||Men, Women, and Families||142|
|Chapter 6||From Slavery to Freedom||161|
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