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Women and the family in a slave society

Women and the family in a slave society

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.
    • Subjects:
    • Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • Slaves -- United States -- Family relationships.,
    • African American families.,
    • Women slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.,
    • African American women -- Social conditions.,
    • Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions.,
    • Slaves -- Southern States -- Family relationships.,
    • African American families -- Southern States.,
    • Women slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions.,
    • African American women -- Southern States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited with an introduction by Paul Finkelman.
      SeriesArticles on American slavery ;, vol. 9
      ContributionsFinkelman, Paul, 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE443 .W66 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 445 p. :
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2201814M
      ISBN 100824067894
      LC Control Number89023506

      Related to the emphasis on family life is the role played by women, black and white, in Northup's narrative. In fact, females are among the most important characters in Twelve Years a Slave. How do women serve as a measure for the nature of slavery? Describe the position of women within the slaveholding world. Related to the emphasis on family life is the role played by women, black and white, in Northup's narrative. In fact, females are among the most important characters in Twelve Years a Slave. How do women serve as a measure for the nature of slavery?

      How the Portrayal of Black Women has shifted from Slavery times to Blaxploitation films in American Society Tiffany S. Francois How the Portrayal of Black Women has shifted from Slavery times to Blaxploitation keep her daughter and granddaughter within the same slave-holding family. Jacobs. Throughout the period of slavery in America, white society believed black women to be innately lustful beings. Because the ideal white woman was pure and, in the nineteenth century, modest to the.

      Harriet Jacobs, an escaped slave who became an active abolitionist, published Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl in It was notable not just for being one of the more popular slave narratives by women, but for its frank treatment of the sexual abuse of slave women. Abolitionist Lydia Maria Child edited the . Editor and Annotator, The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimke, Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series, Henry Louis Gates, General Editor (N.Y., Oxford U.P. ). "Distress and Discord in Virginia Slave Families, ," in Carol Bleser, ed., In Joy and In Sorrow: Women, Family and Marriage in the Victorian South (New York: Oxford University Press, ).


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Women and the family in a slave society Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Children of the slave community in the United States / Dorothy Burnham --Caught in the web of the big house: women and slavery / Catherine Clinton --Fanny Kemble's journal: a woman confronts slavery on a Georgia plantation --"My love is black as yours is fair": premarital.

Slave Society and Culture Those who worked the fields with their owner and his family tended to receive better treatment than plantation slaves under an overseer, who was interested only in maximizing the harvest and had no direct investment in their well‐being. Women and the Family in a Slave Society (Articles on American Slavery, Volume 9) 1st Edition.

by Paul Finkelman (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Author: Paul Finkelman. Annotation Bush (social and political studies, Parson Cross College, Sheffield) draws on contemporary historical sources and on anthropological and sociological studies of African and Caribbean societies and makes comparisons with the lives of slaves in America's Old South in this study of the slave woman's experience.

Paper edition (unseen), $ The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch's role to endow a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life. Sandra Lauderdale Graham casts new light on larger meanings of slave and Cited by:   Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball is an impressive book, demonstrating years of research, interviews and exploration.

Ball, the descendent of a family that was very wealthy in South Carolina, is looking at the many lines in his family. The White people who came from England and often married other early settlers in the colonial days.4/5.

The other slave societies in human history -- and you can get up a real debate over this, especially among Africanists, Brazilianists, Asianists and others, and it's why slavery is such a hot Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates. The role of women in the family has shifted significantly. Women were described as housekeepers and mothers by Catherine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe () in The role of homemaker and mother now incorporates being primary wage earner and single head of the household for many women, according to June Andrews Horowitz (62).

Women and the family in a slave society. New York: Garland Pub. MLA Citation. Finkelman, Paul. Women and the family in a slave society / edited with an introduction by Paul Finkelman Garland Pub New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Finkelman, Paul. About the Book Lalita Tademy had always been fascinated by stories of her great-grandmother Emily — a strikingly beautiful, high-spirited woman who had stared down adversity.

As she set out to research her family's history, she discovered astonishing truths about her ancestors — proud and fiercely determined women born into slavery. Gender Discourses in Caribbean Slave Society [Errata] Colonial Period.

then, most of the book consists of straightforward women's social history, describing and analyzing the experience of women with little attention to the construction and reconstruction of gendered categories.

particularly those on slave huckstering and on the family Author: Diana Paton. Books shelved as sexual-slavery: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof, Pennies by Pepper Winters.

Hard Labor: Women, Childbirth and Resistance in British Caribbean Slave Societies—Barbara Bush From "the Sense of their Slavery": Slave Women and Resistance in Antigua, –—David Barry Gaspar Slave Women and Resistance in the French Caribbean—Bernard Moitt Slave and Free Colored Women in Saint Domingue—David P.

Slave society, power and law: the institutional context of slave women’s lives. Plantation labour regimes: the economic role of slave women.

The woman slave and slave resistance. The family tree is not cut: the domestic life of the woman slave. Slave motherhood: childbirth and infant death in a cross-cultural perspective. children, provide love, affection, and guidance, and shape primary development. In 19th century American society, motherhood was seen as a necessary act of procreation that ensured the lineage of a particular family.

Motherhood for white women was viewed as the moral role for women. The era between andthe “cult of true. These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family; show how each in her own way sought to exercise control over her life.

The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch's role to endow a family of her former slaves with the 4/5(1). Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty by Dorothy Roberts This is a no-holds-barred response to the liberal and conservative retreat from an assertive, activist, and socially transformative civil rights agenda of recent years--using a black feminist lens and the issue of the impact of recent legislation, social policy, and welfare "reform" on black women's.

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Coleman. His book titled The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, was published in He reasoned that if Moynihan was right, then there should have been a prevalence of woman-headed households during slavery and in the years immediately following emancipation.

Unlike many authors who find a remarkable source and describe it without context, Graham is most careful to situate her historical subjects within the families of a specific slave society. Her "stories" illustrate the complex, ambiguous reality of everyday lives rather than slavery stereotypes of brutal planters and docile slaves.The preference for male laborers limited the ability of most black slaves in early colonial society from developing relationships with black women.

slave trade. The nature of the slave family.