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Author Glymph, Thavolia, 1951-

Title Out of the house of bondage : the transformation of the plantation household / Thavolia Glymph.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 279 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-263) and index.
Contents Gender of violence -- "Beyond the limits of decency": women in slavery -- Making "better girls": mistresses, slave women, and the claims of domesticity -- "Nothing but deception in them": the war within -- Out of the house of bondage: a sundering of ties, 1865-1866 -- "Makeshift kind of life": free women and free homes -- "Wild notions of right and wrong": from the plantation household to the wilder world.
Summary Glymph challenges popular depictions of mistresses as 'friends' and 'allies' of slaves in the plantation household.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
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Subject 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.
Chronological Term 1775-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Glymph, Thavolia, 1951- Out of the house of bondage. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008 9780521879019 0521879019 (DLC) 2007017918 (OCoLC)128236460
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