Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

ISBN: 9780807818084

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Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South  by  Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
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Documenting the difficult class relations between women slaveholders and slave women, this study shows how class and race as well as gender shaped womens experiences and determined their identities. Drawing upon massive research in diaries, letters,MoreDocumenting the difficult class relations between women slaveholders and slave women, this study shows how class and race as well as gender shaped womens experiences and determined their identities.

Drawing upon massive research in diaries, letters, memoirs, and oral histories, the author argues that the lives of antebellum southern women, enslaved and free, differed fundamentally from those of northern women and that it is not possible to understand antebellum southern women by applying models derived from New England sources.



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