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Mistresses and slaves plantation women in South Carolina, 1830-80 by Marli Frances Weiner

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women slaves -- South Carolina -- Social conditions.,
  • Plantation owners" spouses -- South Carolina -- Social conditions.,
  • Plantation life -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Sex role -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.,
  • South Carolina -- Race relations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMarli F. Weiner.
SeriesWomen in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE445.S7
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 308 p. ;
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22428824M
ISBN 100252023226, 0252066235

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