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Pargas, Damian Alan
The quarters and the fields : slave families in the non-cotton South / Damian Alan Pargas
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E443 .P37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slaves -- Family relationships -- Southern States
Slaves -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History
Slavery -- Southern States -- History
African American families -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- History
Agriculture -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History
Geography -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History
Subject Southern States -- Social conditions
Physical Description xi, 259 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-248) and index
Contents Introduction : agency, diversity, and slave families -- Three slave societies of the non-cotton South -- The nature of agricultural labor -- Family contact during working hours -- Family-based internal economies -- Slaveholding across time and space -- Marriage strategies and family formation -- Forced separation -- Weathering different storms
Series New perspectives on the history of the South

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