Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia
by Daina Ramey Berry
Publication Date: Jun 12, 2012
List Price: $98.00
Format: Hardcover, 381 pages
Imprint: Greenwood Publishing Group
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Parent Company: ABC-CLIO
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This singular reference provides an authoritative account of the daily lives of enslaved women in the United States, from colonial times to emancipation following the Civil War. Through essays, photos, and primary source documents, the female experience is explored, and women are depicted as central, rather than marginal, figures in history.
• Dozens of photos of former enslaved women • Detailed historical timeline • Numerous rare primary documents, including runaway slave advertisements and even a plantation recipe for turtle soup• Profiles of noted female slaves and their works
- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
- Social Science / Slavery
- Social Science / Women’s Studies
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