Them Dark Days : Slavery in the American Rice Swamps
By: Dusinberre, William.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1996Description: 1 online resource (571 p.).ISBN: 9780198025108.Subject(s): Plantation life | Rice | SlaveryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Them Dark Days : Slavery in the American Rice SwampsDDC classification: 306.36209757 | 306.36209757 LOC classification: E445.S7D87 1996Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; I: GOWRIE: A MANIGAULT ESTATE; II: BUTLER ISLAND; III: ROBERT ALLSTON'S PLANTATIONS; IV: THE WIDER SCENE; Appendixes; Notes; Index
In this groundbreaking book, Dusinberre conducts an intense investigation of slavery in the rice swamps of South Carolina and Georgia. Concentrated there were some of the richest--and most expansive--plantations of the South. It was an unhealthy region for both blacks and whites; slavery, in the swamps, was administered with particular severity. Focusing on three of the largest plantations, Dusinberre presents portraits of individuals, both black and white, who personify and exemplify the harsh realities of the slave system. Them Dark Days offers a vivid reconstruction of slavery in action; wh
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