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Author Berry, Daina Ramey.
Title "Swing the sickle for the harvest is ripe" : gender and slavery in antebellum Georgia / Daina Ramey Berry.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2007]
©2007

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 TIFFIN MAIN  E445.G3 B47 2007    AVAILABLE  
 WITTENBERG MAIN STACKS  E445.G3 B47 2007    AVAILABLE  
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 TIFFIN MAIN  E445.G3 B47 2007    AVAILABLE  
 WITTENBERG MAIN STACKS  E445.G3 B47 2007    AVAILABLE  
Author Berry, Daina Ramey.
Series Women in American history
Women in American history.
Subject Women slaves -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Georgia -- Wilkes County -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Georgia -- Glynn County -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century.
Community life -- Georgia -- Wilkes County -- History -- 19th century.
Community life -- Georgia -- Glynn County -- History -- 19th century.
Wilkes County (Ga.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Glynn County (Ga.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Description xvi, 224 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index.
Contents "I had to work hard, plow, and go and split wood jus' like a man" : skill, gender, and productivity in agricultural settings -- "Dey s'lected me out to be a housegirl" : the privileges and pain of nonagricultural labor -- "There sho' was a sight of us" : enslaved family and community rituals -- "O, I never has forgot dat last dinner wit my folks" : enslaved family and community realities -- "For the current year" : the informal economy and slave hiring.
ISBN 9780252031465 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252031466 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 77116813



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