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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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Table of Contents:
  • "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.