Ar'n't I a woman? : female slaves in the plantation South / Deborah Gray White.

"This new 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 stereotyped female slaves with the realities of their lives. Finally, th...

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Main Author: White, Deborah G. 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1999.
Edition:Rev. ed.
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Summary:"This new 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 stereotyped female slaves with the realities of their lives. Finally, this groundbreaking study shows us how black women experienced freedom in the Reconstruction South--their heroic struggle to gain their rights, hold their families together, resist economic and sexual oppression, and maintain their sense of womanhood against all odds."--Back cover.
Physical Description:xii, 244 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-235) and index.
ISBN:0393314812
9780393314816