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Enslaved women in America an encyclopedia by Daina Ramey Berry

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Published by Greenwood in Santa Barbara, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Encylopedias,
  • Slavery,
  • Women slaves,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaina Ramey Berry, editor in chief, with Deleso A. Alford, senior editor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE443 .E57 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25170757M
ISBN 109780313349089, 9780313349096
LC Control Number2011053291

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  More than a century after Emancipation, no comprehensive overview of the history of the female American slave exists. In this book, historian Emily West offers the first comprehensive overview of the lives of enslaved women in America by placing their stories within the broader context of slavery in this country from the colonial era through to the end of the Civil : This singular reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history.5/5(2).   In Enslaved Women in America: From Colonial Times to Emancipation, Emily West masterfully presents the narrative of women’s lived experiences in slavery through the prism of ghting the ways in which women’s bodies were exploited for both physical and reproductive labor, West condenses an expansive and sophisticated body of historiography into a concise and . This book draws on mid-seventeenth to nineteenth-century slave narratives to describe the depths of multi-dimensional oppression and violence in the lives of enslaved African women. Harr The historical records and stories of enslaved African women have both creative and life-affirming resistance strategies for how women of the past have dealt /5(3).

  This is the first encyclopedia to focus on the daily experiences and roles of female slaves in the United States, from colonial times to official abolition provided by the 13th amendment to the Constitution in Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia contains entries written by a range of experts and covering all aspects of daily. Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in Antebellum America. Authors: Harrison, R. With unflinching honesty Harrison presents a wide range of stories about the brutality black women slaves experienced and creatively organizes those storieswithin unique, womanist frameworks." Book Title Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in.   Although other books cover this issue, the encyclopedia approach is unique. The only reservation is the title itself; a title such as Enslaved Black Women in America more accurately reflects the content. As long as readers realize the book’s perspective, they can benefit from the entries. --Lesley Farmer --This text refers to the hardcover Manufacturer: Greenwood.   Also included are black-and-white photos and primary-source documents, a detailed "Chronology of Enslaved Women in America," an appendix covering the "Population of Enslaved Women –," and a selected bibliography of more than print and web :