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Unburdened by conscience

a black people's collective account of America's ante-bellum South and the aftermath

Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Scholarship on the brutality of American slavery
A monopoly of violence in the slaveholder's hands
The slaves' undying faith in God
The torture of black women and children
Public whippings : a terrible part of living
White man's law : black man's grief
The omnipresent slave patrols
A reluctance to call it rape
Master-on-slave rape revealed
The threat of injury or death
Slave resistance
Rape and slave-breeding
Begetting children for profit
The humane home-breaker in slavery historiography
The importance of the slave family
The break-up of marital unions through slave sales
The promiscuous bondswoman : myth or reality?
The break-up of slave families
One hundred more years of racism and cruelty
Epilogue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [143]-147) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
301.45220973 22
Library of Congress
E449 .N43 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 153 p. ;
Number of pages
153

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26258317M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780761843870
ISBN 10
0761843876
ISBN 13
9780761843870
LC Control Number
2008908200
OCLC/WorldCat
259265271
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