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Out of the house of bondage [electronic resource] : the transformation of the plantation household / Thavolia Glymph.

Author/Creator:
Glymph, Thavolia, 1951-
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (295 p.)
Subjects:
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Women slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
African American women -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Plantation owners' spouses -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women, White -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Social distance -- History -- 19th century.
Households -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Patriarchy -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Glymph challenges popular depictions of mistresses as 'friends' and 'allies' of slaves in the plantation household.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The Gender of Violence; 2 "Beyond the Limits of Decency": Women in Slavery; 3 Making "Better Girls": Mistresses, Slave Women, and the Claims of Domesticity; 4 "Nothing But Deception in Them": The War Within; 5 Out of the House of Bondage: A Sundering of Ties, 1865-1866; 6 "A Makeshift Kind of Life": Free Women and Free Homes; 7 "Wild Notions of Right and Wrong": From the Plantation Household to the Wider World; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-107-38651-9
1-107-18370-7
1-281-77577-0
9786611775773
0-511-81249-3
0-511-42378-0
0-511-42261-X
0-511-42426-4
0-511-42195-8
0-511-42327-6
OCLC:
476178374
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