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A hard fight for we : women's transition from slavery to freedom in South Carolina /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schwalm, Leslie A. 1956-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1997.
Series:Women in American history
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100 1 |a Schwalm, Leslie A.  |q (Leslie Ann),  |d 1956- 
245 1 2 |a A hard fight for we :  |b women's transition from slavery to freedom in South Carolina /  |c Leslie A. Schwalm. 
260 |a Urbana :  |b University of Illinois Press,  |c c1997. 
300 |a xiii, 394 p., [8] p. of plates :  |b ill., map ;  |c 24 cm. 
440 0 |a Women in American history 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-382) and index. 
505 0 |a "Women always did this work" : slave women and plantation labor -- "Ties to bind them all together" : the social and reproductive labor of slave women -- "A hard fight for we" : slave women and the Civil War -- "Without mercy" : the end of war and the final destruction of lowcountry slavery -- "The simple act of emancipation : the first year of freedom -- "In their own way" -- women and work in the postbellum South -- "And so to establish family relations" : race, gender, and family in the postbellum crisis of free labor. 
650 0 |a Women slaves  |z South Carolina  |x History  |y 19th century. 
650 0 |a Plantation life  |z South Carolina  |x History  |y 19th century. 
650 0 |a Slaves  |x Emancipation  |z South Carolina. 
650 0 |a African American women  |z South Carolina  |x History  |y 19th century. 
651 0 |a South Carolina  |x History  |y Civil War, 1861-1865. 
650 0 |a Reconstruction  |z South Carolina. 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h E445.S7  |i S39 1997