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Slave Breeding [electronic resource] : Sex, Violence, and Memory in African American History / Gregory D. Smithers.

Author/Creator:
Smithers, Gregory D., 1974-
Publication:
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (271 p.)
Subjects:
African Americans -- Southern States -- History.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Slaves -- United States -- Sexual behavior -- History.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An exploration of the idea of selective and forced slave breeding in the U.S. based on the collective memory and folktales of the descendants of enslaved people.
Contents:
American abolitionism and slave-breeding discourse
Slavery, the lost cause, and African American history
Black history and slave breeding in the early twentieth century
The theater of memory
The WPA narratives and slave breeding
Sex, violence, and the quest for civil rights
Slave breeding in literature, film, and new media.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8130-4301-8
0-8130-4260-7
OCLC:
818870274
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