Courtship and Love Among the Enslaved.....

Courtship and Love Among the Enslaved.....

by Fraser
     
 


A study of the complexities of intimate relationships among slaves on plantations, in towns, and on small farmsSee more details below

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A study of the complexities of intimate relationships among slaves on plantations, in towns, and on small farms

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ISBN-13:
2901934110071
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Edition description:
NE

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     3
"Love Seems with Them More to be an Eager Desire": Racialized Stereotypes in the Slaveholding South     22
Asking Master Mack to Court: Competing Spheres of Influence     32
Getting Out to Play and Courting All They Pleased: The Social and Temporal Geographies of Enslaved Courtship     52
Taking a Whipping for Lily: Courtship as a Narrative of Resistance     69
A Red Satin Ribbon Tied around My Finger: The Meaning of the Wedding Ceremony     88
Conclusion     101
Notes     105
Bibliography     123
Index     133

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