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Slave women in the New World

Marietta Morrissey

Slave women in the New World

gender stratification in the Caribbean

by Marietta Morrissey

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Women slaves -- Caribbean Area -- Social conditions.,
    • Social classes -- Caribbean Area -- History.,
    • Sex role -- Caribbean Area -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarietta Morrissey.
      SeriesStudies in historical social change
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1071 .M655 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 202 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2187334M
      ISBN 100700603948
      LC Control Number89005454

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        Her new book, “The Last Girl: My The women, still in the schoolyard, could hear the shots just a short distance away. “You are an infidel, a sabiyya [sex slave] and you belong to the Author: Stefanie Cohen.   Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History “Compelling.”—Renee Graham, Boston Globe “Stunning.”—Rebecca Onion, Slate “Makes a vital contribution to our understanding of our past and present.”—Parul Sehgal, New York Times Bridging women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women.

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Her book succeeds in highlighting the importance of African women in determining the shape of the slave system in the New World, as well as the ways in which the system shaped the experiences of African women Highly recommended."—ChoiceCited by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morrissey, Marietta.

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Prof. Davis points out that inon the eve of the American Revolution, slavery was legal and essentially unquestioned in the entire New World, but bywhen Brazil freed its slaves, it had completely disappeared.

His book is an investigation of that process with a heavy concentration on British and American emancipation. Prof. Slave by Mende Nazer and Damien Lewis recounts the life of a young Nuba woman from the mountains of Sudan.

The book begins Nazer’s life story in the Nuba mountains where everything appears to be comfortable and pleasant. She goes to school, is the baby of a doting family, and is busy enjoying her extended family and friends/5(). Slave Women in the New World: Gender Stratification in the Caribbean (Studies in Historical Social Change) by Marietta Morrissey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book Description: When black women were brought from Africa to the New World as slave laborers, their value was determined by their ability to work as well as their potential to bear children, who by law would become the enslaved property of the mother's master.

Slave Women in the New World: Gender Stratification in the Caribbean Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Morrissey, Marietta: Number of Pages: Publisher: University Press of Kansas: City: Lawrence: Abstract: An analysis of slave women's position in the British, Dutch, French, Spanish, and Danish Colonies of the West Indies, from.

WBO Student Loading. User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is one of the best books I have ever read in my whole entire life. And I do not say that lightly. Jennifer Morgan illuminates the narratives of the women involved in the Trans Atlantic Slave trade in a way that does not titillate any gaze with violent imagery.

She challenges the myth that the TAS was gendered as male labourers and demonstrates to her 5/5(2). The best-known and most influential book by an escaped slave was "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," which was first published in Douglass had been born into slavery in on the eastern shore of Maryland, and after successfully escaping insettled in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

The full role of white women in slavery has long been one of the “slave trade’s best-kept secrets.” “They Were Her Property,” a taut and cogent corrective, by Stephanie E.

Jones-Rogers. One final note: Laboring Women's focus is significantly more narrow than its sub-title, Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery, from a few references to the French Caribbean, there is no discussion of non-Anglophone parts of the Americas.

Indeed, the book's primary focus is on the North American mainland colonies, and particularly South : Diana Paton. Laboring Women Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery Jennifer L.

Morgan. pages | 6 x 9 | 17 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Early American Studies View table of contents "Morgan's highly original study transforms our understanding of the fundamental.

Slave quarters at a former plantation in Louisa County, Va. White women were long portrayed as the “gentler” face of slavery. (Library of Congress) Elizabeth R. this book really moved me. it is the account of a woman from Sudan who was sold into slavery at the age of she remained a slave until she escaped in london when she was in her twenties.

what made this book so powerful is that she describes not only the pain of being a slave, but also her life with her family prior to the attack on her /5.

Although many encyclopedias discuss slavery, enslaved blacks, and African American life and culture, none focus on the material world of slaves, such as what they saw; touched; heard; ate, drank, and smoked; wore; worked with and in; used, cultivated, crafted, played, and played with; and slept on.

The two-volume World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United Reviews: 2. The upshot of this gender profile of the respective slave-classes in the Atlantic/New World and the Arab/Oriental world explains the large and visible population of African origin in the New World where sexual relations between white and black was the exception while in the Arab world where miscegenation was the practice, the slave trade has.

Old Music and the Slave Women book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Old Music and the Slave Women book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. new topic. Discuss This Book. There are no discussion topics on this book yet/5. Men, Women, & Gender Continued from page 1: page 1 | 2: The slave owner's exploitation of the black woman's sexuality was one of the most significant factors differentiating the experience of.A New World of Labor is a powerful and impressive work."—Philip D.

Morgan, Johns Hopkins University " A New World of Labor possesses a number of strengths to recommend it. Importantly, Newman contrasts the conditions for workers with indentures in England versus those in the Caribbean, pointing out how much more in keeping with slave labor."Old Music and the Slave Women" is a science fiction story by Ursula K.

Le Guin. It was first published in the collection Far Horizons, edited by Robert Silverberg, and anthologized multiple times in collections of Le Guin's story is set on the planet of Werel in the fictional Hainish universe, created by Le planetary system is also the setting for Le Guin's story.