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Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in Antebellum America.

By: Harrison, Renee K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., 2009Description: 1 online resource (301 p.).ISBN: 9780230100664.Subject(s): North America - Race relations | Slave narratives - Africa, West - History and criticism | Slave narratives - North America - History and criticism | Women slaves - Africa, West - Social conditions | Women slaves - North America - Social conditions | Women, Black - North America - Social conditions | Women, Black, in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Enslaved Women and the Art of Resistance in Antebellum AmericaDDC classification: 306.362082097 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Map and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 Precolonial West Africa: Context and Perspectives; Part 2 Historical Grotesque Realities; Part 3 Yearning for the Beautiful; Notes; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary: Draws on mid-seventeenth to nineteenth-century slave narratives to describe oppression in the lives of enslaved African women. Investigates pre-colonial West and West Central African women''s lives prior to European arrival to recover the cultural traditions and religious practices that helped enslaved women combat violence and oppression.
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Cover; Contents; List of Map and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 Precolonial West Africa: Context and Perspectives; Part 2 Historical Grotesque Realities; Part 3 Yearning for the Beautiful; Notes; Author Index; Subject Index

Draws on mid-seventeenth to nineteenth-century slave narratives to describe oppression in the lives of enslaved African women. Investigates pre-colonial West and West Central African women''s lives prior to European arrival to recover the cultural traditions and religious practices that helped enslaved women combat violence and oppression.

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Renee K. Harrison is Assistant Professor of African American and U.S. Religious History at Howard University School of Divinity, USA.

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