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slave community plantation life in the antebellum south. by John W. Blassingame

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Published by OxfordUniversity Press in London .
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  Editorial Reviews "Has excellent chapters to use regarding slave culture and community Goes a long way in building a base in understanding the uniqueness of the Black experience in America."--Russell Wigginton, University of Illinois "This is probably the best introduction to American slavery available, perfectly suited to undergraduates, and indispensable to anyone Brand: Oxford University Press.   The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South In the book, The Slave Community, written by Blassingame in The book centers on the argument that historians have always neglected and never have they steadily investigated the life occurrences of the American slaves. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame is considered to be one of the first novels that addressed the issue of slavery from the perspective of the slaves. Consider two books. American Counterpoint is the work of a distinguished white history professor at Yale, who is now over sixty years of age—and who was born in Arkansas. It appeared in A year later John Blassingame—also a Yale faculty historian- emerges with his study, The Slave Community.

Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline From inside.   The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South The book includes essays by the panelists as well as James D. Kilson’s review in the American Historical Review described Blassingame’s aims as “imperfectly realized” because he “lacks a clear analytical perspective”. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. The slave community Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The slave community by John W. Blassingame, unknown edition, - Rev. and enl. ed. --Cited by:

These people were known root dwellers. Ex; Sandy from Douglass book. -- Islam: minority religion-- Christianity: dominant belief among slaves -- religion "of" vs. religion "for": RELIGION FOR THE SLAVES IS CREATED BY THE MASTER TO CONTROL THE SLAVES. RELIGION OF THE SLAVES IS CREATED BY THE SLAVES WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The slave community: plantation life in the antebellum South Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. He is the author of New Perspectives on Black Studies (), Black New Orleans, (), and The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South (). Blassingame was also the editor of the Papers of Frederick Douglass in the mid's. The slave community: plantation life in the antebellum South: 1. Print book: English. Rev. and enlarg. ed., repr: New York: Oxford: Oxford University Press 2. The slave community: plantation life in the Antebellum South: 2. The slave community: plantation life in the Antebellum South. by John W Blassingame Print book.