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King, Wilma, 1942-
Stolen childhood : slave youth in nineteenth-century America / Wilma King
Alternate Title Slave youth in nineteenth-century America
2nd ed
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E441 .K59 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Child slaves -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African American families -- History -- 19th century
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
Subject United States -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description xxiv, 512 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-497) and index
Contents In the beginning : the transatlantic trade in children of African descent -- "You know I am one man that do love my children" : slave children and youth in the family and community -- "Us ain't never idle" : the work of enslaved children and youth -- "When day is done" : the play and leisure activities of enslaved children and youth -- "Knowledge unfits a child to be a slave" : temporal and spiritual education -- "What has ever become of my presus little girl" : the traumas and tragedies of slave children and youth -- "Free at last" : the quest for freedom -- "There's a better day a-coming" : the transition from slavery to freedom
Series Blacks in the diaspora

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