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Title Working toward freedom : slave society and domestic economy in the American South / edited by Larry E. Hudson Jr.
Imprint Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 1994.

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Subject Slaves -- Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Home economics -- Southern States -- History.
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Hudson, Larry E., 1952-
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries. This netLibrary eBook does not include some or all of the images that were part of the original hardcopy book.
ISBN 0585270201 (electronic bk.) : $29.95
1878822373 (alk. paper)
1878822381 (pbk.)
OCLC # 45729318
Additional Format Original (DLC) 94031998 (OCoLC)30974189.
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Larry E. Hudson Jr. 
 "A Place in Time" Regained: A Fuller History of Colonial Chesapeake Slavery Through Group Biography / Lorena S. Walsh1
 "A Reckoning of Accounts": Patriarchy, Market Relations, and Control on Henry Laurens's Lowcountry Plantations, 1762-1785 / Robert Olwell33
 "My Constant Companion": Slaves and Their Dogs in the Antebellum South / John Campbell53
 "All That Cash": Work and Status in the Slave Quarters / Larry E. Hudson Jr.77
 Material Culture and Community Structure: The Slave and Tenant Community at Levi Jordan's Plantation, 1848-1892 / Kenneth L. Brown95
 Sale and Separation: Four Crises for Enslaved Women on the Ball Plantations, 1764-1854 / Cheryll Ann Cody119
 "Rais your children up rite": Parental Guidance and Child Rearing Practices among Slaves in the Nineteenth-Century South / Wilma King143
 "It's a Family Affair:" Buying Freedom in the District of Columbia, 1850-1860 / Mary Beth Corrigan163
 Symbol, Memory, and Service: Resistance and Family Formation in Nineteenth-Century African America / Sharon Ann Holt192
 "She Make Funny Flat Cake She Call Saraka": Gullah Women and Food Practices Under Slavery / Josephine A. Beoku-Betts211
 Concluding Reflections / Stanley L. Engerman233
 Notes on Contributors243

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