Laboring Women

Author: Jennifer L. Morgan
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812206371
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In Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery, Jennifer L. Morgan examines for the first time how African women's labor in both senses became intertwined in the English colonies.

Laboring Women

Author: Jennifer Morgan
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812218732
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How childbearing among enslaved women became commodified—and was exploited by slaveowners as well as slaves.

Laboring Women

Author: Jennifer Lyle Morgan
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ISBN: 9780812237788
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In Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery, Jennifer L. Morgan examines for the first time how African women's labor in both senses became intertwined in the English colonies.

More Than Chattel

Author: David Barry Gaspar
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253210432
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a much-needed volume on a neglected topic that is of great interest to scholars of women, slavery, and African American history." --Drew Faust Gender was a decisive force in shaping slave society.

Not All Wives

Author: Karin A. Wulf
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801437021
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This book uses such sources as tax lists, censuses, poor relief records, newspapers, correspondence, wills, almanacs, and poetry to discuss the daily experiences of Philadelphia women who were widowed, divorced, separated, or never married.

The Strange History Of The American Quadroon

Author: Emily Clark
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469607522
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In the Peninsula Campaign of spring 1862, Union general George B. McClellan failed in his plan to capture the Confederate capital and bring a quick end to the conflict.

Women In Early America

Author: Thomas A. Foster
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 147987454X
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the author of Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery.
Elizabeth Reis is Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of
Oregon. She is the author of Bodies in Doubt: An American History of Intersex
and Damned Women: Sinners and Witches in Puritan New England and is editor
of American Sexual Histories: Blackwell Readers in American Social and Cultural
History; Dear Lizzie: Memoir of a Jewish Immigrant Woman; and Spellbound: ...

Women And Slavery In America

Author: Catherine M. Lewis
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
ISBN: 1557289573
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Morgan,Jennifer L. Laboring Women: Reproduction and Gender in New World
Slavery. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. This volume, part
of the press's Early American Studies series, examines English colonies in the
West Indies and North America and the myriad ways in which they were
connected. Morgan's main purpose is detailed in the introduction: “By situating
the study of slavery and reproduction in both the Caribbean and the American
South, I intend to ...