The southern plantation, african american community during. Incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by herself. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Unit 5 slavery and aboliition in postrevolutionary and antebellum. Plantation life in the antebellum south is a book written by american historian john w. Louis hughes was born a slave near charlottesville, virginia to a white father and a black slave. Slaves were bought in the upper south and sold to the deep south.
Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The slave community, originally published in 1972, represents serious research documenting slave life. Handing over power would fulfill a need i feel down to the marrow of my. Plantation life in the antebellum south revised, enlarg edition by john w. Enslavement, acculturation, and african survivals 2. The americanization of the slave and the africanization of the south 3. Goes a long way in building a base in understanding the uniqueness of the black experience in. They lived in constant fear of being sold in the internal slave. However, throughout the period of slavery, the black community always accepted. He delights his community with his fiddle playing and antic spirit, and has.
To be a slave by juluis lester was a book about slavery and how the slaves were treated, everything that they had to go through. The adventures of huckleberry finn is a first person narrative told by the title character, huckleberry finn, as he accompanies a runaway slave the adventures of jerry muskrat tells the story of jerry, a young. In his autobiography, he describes his early life as a slave. This wellresearched volume documents all aspects of life for the plantation slave. Beginning in 1911 in somerset, england, the story follows leopold, who is forced off his fathers farm and wanders hither and thither, becoming a slave to gypsies, then a farmworker, sailor. Listen to twelve years a slave audiobook by solomon northup, narrated by louis. They suffered from torture, starvation, and working too hard. In the book, the slave community, written by blassingame in 1979. Blassingame uses literary artifacts, such as slave narratives, autobiographies, rhetorical writings, and historical data. Taking into account the major recent studies, this volume presents an updated analysis of the life of the black slave. Taking into account the major recent studies, this volume presents an updated analysis of the life of the black slavehis african heritage, culture, family, acculturation, behavior, religion, and personality. Listen to thirty years a slave by louis hughes, librivox community for free with a 30 day free trial.
Plantation life in the antebellum south blassingame, john w. People in my day didnt know book learning, remembers susan rhodes, but dey studied how to protect each other, and save em from as much misery as dey could. Slaves in pain, bondage, hot wax and even hotter sperm see them for free in our classy tube. After 1808, the slave trade was no longer legal, but there was still a need for slaves. Slaves who left the plantation without permissionto spend time with family, take food to a runaways hideout, meet for prayer in the woods, or attend a nearby slave dancerisked a severe beating from the slave patrol, white men usually nonslaveholders, often violent and virulently antiblack deputized to capture and punish slaves. The tremendous growth in the antebellum slave population was accompanied by the development among slaves of a sense of community. Listen to unlimited audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Finally, it is to be hoped that other scholars will be stimulated by the remarkable way in which curtin integrates the historical study of europe, africa, and the americas.
Uncle toms cabin audiobook by harriet beecher stowe 18111896 among the most banned books in the united states, uncle toms cabin. I yearn to be submissive, both in and out of the bedroom. Examines black precivil war culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline. Plantation life in the antebellum south 2 by blassingame, john w. Numerous statutes made it clear that the white community knew their slaves were human beings and could not be dealt with in the same way. Berlin, my recent book, remembering slavery which is an audio book. The 1979 edition added data on african impacts on american culture and the influence of southern. In the slave ship, awardwinning historian marcus rediker draws on 30 years of research. Published in 1972, it is one of the first historical studies of slavery in the united. The recordings of former slaves in voices remembering slavery.
Oxford university press, nov 1, 1979 history 414 pages. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the civil war, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an. Up from slavery is the 1901 autobiography of booker t. Listen to incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by herself by harriet jacobs, librivox community for free with a 30 day free trial. Freed people tell their stories took place between 1932 and 1975 in nine states. The slave community plantation life in the antebellum south.
Twelve years a slave is the memoir of a freeborn african american from new york who is. Twelve years a slave audiobook solomon northup audible. We were introduced to jack, as well, so why is it that. John w blassingame this book describes and analyzes the life of the black slave. Theres nothing i crave more than being under the control of another man. Welcome to audiobooks on youtube, this community is for people to share, find, discuss and request full length audiobooks.
The book centers on the argument that historians have. And many emphasize the protective community nurtured on their plantations. Twentythree interviewees discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves. Plantation life in the antebellum south 9780195025637 by blassingame, john w. Reflections on the black womans role in the community of slaves angela davis the paucity of literature on the black woman is outrageous on its face. August meier kent state university the slave community. Taking into account the major recent studies, this volume presents an updated analysis of the life of the black slavehis african heritage. This impacted the psychological health of the slaves. Plantation life in the antebellum south provides a unique perspective of the cultural and personal development of the africanamerican slave. A lot of attention made by scholars looking into the stereotypes of slaves has been made primarily on the idea of nat and sambo. Washington fought his way out of slavery to become an educator, statesman, political shaper, and proponent of the do it yourself idea. Librivox founded in 2005 is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts. Goes a long way in building a base in understanding the uniqueness. Blassingame is considered to be one of the first novels that.
Has excellent chapters to use regarding slave culture and community. Twentythree interviewees discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom. Much is known of the slave trade and the american plantation complex, but little of the ships that made it all possible. Reflections on the black womans role in the community of. The slave community is a qualitative study of slavery and the intimate life of the slave.1105 87 884 1375 350 719 82 1074 14 959 1329 104 1449 360 797 388 281 1119 796 278 352 252 317 33 1423 1280 1024 889 363 846 984 698