Slave Breeding : Sex and Slavery in African American History
By: Smithers, Gregory D.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florida : University Press of Florida, 2012Description: 1 online resource (271 p.).ISBN: 9780813042602.Subject(s): African Americans - Southern States - History | Slavery - United States - History | Slaves - United States - Sexual behavior - History | Slaves - United States - Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slave Breeding : Sex and Slavery in African American HistoryDDC classification: 306.3/620975 | 306.3620973 | 306.3620975 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. American Abolitionism and Slave-Breeding Discourse; 2. Slavery, the Lost Cause, and African American History; 3. Black History and Slave Breeding in the Early Twentieth Century; 4. The Theater of Memory; 5. The WPA Narratives and Slave Breeding; 6. Sex, Violence, and the Quest for Civil Rights; 7. Slave Breeding in Literature, Film, and New Media; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
For over two centuries, the topic of slave breeding has occupied a controversial place in the master narrative of American history. From nineteenth-century abolitionists to twentieth-century filmmakers and artists, Americans have debated whether slave owners deliberately and coercively manipulated the sexual practices and marital status of enslaved African Americans to reproduce new generations of slaves for profit. In this bold and provocative book, historian Gregory Smithers investigates how African Americans have narrated, remembered, and represented slave-breeding practices. He ar
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