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African American slavery and disability : bodies, property, and power in the antebellum South, 1800-1860 / by Dea H. Boster.

Author/Creator:
Boster, Dea H.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (183 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Studies in African American history and culture
Studies in African American history and culture
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Subjects:
Slaves -- Health and hygiene -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Wounds and injuries -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Disabilities -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Health and race -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southeastern United States.
Medical subjects:
Disabled Persons -- history.
Enslavement -- history.
African Americans -- history.
Enslaved Persons -- history.
History, 19th Century.
Contents:
Introduction : "here are the marks yet"
The dual stigma of race and disability in antebellum America
Sources of "unsoundness" in African American slaves
Labor and expectation in the lives of slaves with disabilities
Disability, value, and the language of slave sales
Disability, mastery, and power dynamics in the antebellum South
Epilogue and conclusion : seeing "Moses."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-175) and index.
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN:
9780203110591 (electronic bk.)
0203110595 (electronic bk.)
9780415537247
041553724X
Publisher Number:
99984962760
40021844523
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.