Born in Bondage

Born in Bondage

Growing up Enslaved in the Antebellum South

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Each time a child was born in bondage, the system of slavery began anew. Although raised by their parents or by surrogates in the slave community, children were ultimately subject to the rule of their owners. Following the life cycle of a child from birth through youth to young adulthood, Marie Jenkins Schwartz explores the daunting world of slave children, a world governed by the dual authority of parent and owner, each with conflicting agendas.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780674001626
Branch Call Number: 306.362 S399
326 Schwartz
306.362 S399
Characteristics: ix, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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