The Resource They were her property : white women as slave owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, (electronic resource)

They were her property : white women as slave owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, (electronic resource)

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They were her property : white women as slave owners in the American South
Title
They were her property
Title remainder
white women as slave owners in the American South
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Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
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Language
eng
Summary
A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy. Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave-owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South's slave market. Because women typically inherited more slaves than land, enslaved people were often their primary source of wealth. Not only did white women often refuse to cede ownership of their slaves to their husbands, they employed management techniques that were as effective and brutal as those used by slave-owning men. White women actively participated in the slave market, profited from it, and used it for economic and social empowerment. By examining the economically entangled lives of enslaved people and slave-owning women, Jones-Rogers presents a narrative that forces us to rethink the economics and social conventions of slaveholding America
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Jones-Rogers, Stephanie E
Dewey number
975/.00496
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other
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Read by Allyson Johnson
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  • Johnson, Allyson
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  • Slaveholders
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Southern States
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adult
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They were her property : white women as slave owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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MWT12306136
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781977352729
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT12306136
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12306136
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They were her property : white women as slave owners in the American South, Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12306136
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781977352729
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12306136
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12306136
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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