Stolen Childhood: Slave Youth in Nineteenth-Century America - King, Wilma
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One of the most important books published on slave society, StolenChildhood focuses on the millions of children and youth enslaved in 19th-centuryAmerica. This enlarged and revised edition reflects the abundance of new scholarshipon slavery that has emerged in the 15 years since the first edition. While thestructure of the book remains the same, Wilma King has expanded its scope to includethe international dimension with a new chapter on the transatlantic trade in Africanchildren, and the book's geographic boundaries now embrace slave-born children inthe North. She includes data about children…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
One of the most important books published on slave society, StolenChildhood focuses on the millions of children and youth enslaved in 19th-centuryAmerica. This enlarged and revised edition reflects the abundance of new scholarshipon slavery that has emerged in the 15 years since the first edition. While thestructure of the book remains the same, Wilma King has expanded its scope to includethe international dimension with a new chapter on the transatlantic trade in Africanchildren, and the book's geographic boundaries now embrace slave-born children inthe North. She includes data about children owned by Native Americans and AfricanAmericans, and presents new information about children's knowledge of andparticipation in the abolitionist movement and the interactions between enslaved andfree children.
  • Produktdetails
  • Blacks in the Diaspora
  • Verlag: INDIANA UNIV PR
  • Seitenzahl: 544
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 22 Jahre
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juni 2011
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 231mm x 162mm x 32mm
  • Gewicht: 726g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253222640
  • ISBN-10: 0253222648
  • Artikelnr.: 30205763
Autorenporträt
Wilma King is Arvarh E. Strickland Distinguished Professor in African-American History and Culture at the University of Missouri, Columbia, where she holds a joint appointment in the Black Studies Program and Department of History. Her books include The Essence of Liberty: Free Black Women during the Slave Era; We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible: A Reader in Black Women's History (edited with Darlene Clark Hine and Linda Reed); A Northern Woman in the Plantation South: Letters of Tryphena Blanche Holder Fox, 1856-1876; Children of the Emancipation; and Toward the Promised Land: From Uncle Tom's Cabin to the Onset of the Civil War, 1851-1861.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
1. In the Beginning: The Transatlantic Trade in Children of African Descent
2. "You know that I am one man that do love his children": Slave Children and Youth in the Family and Community
3. "Us ain't never idle": Slave Children and Youth in the World of Work
4. "When day is done": Play and Leisure Activities of Slave Children and Youth
5. "Knowledge unfits a child to be a slave": The Temporal and Spiritual Education of Slave Children and Youth
6. "What has Ever Become of My Presus Little Girl": The Traumas and Tragedies of Slave Children and Youth
7. "Free at last": The Quest for Freedom by Slave Children and Youth
8. "There's a better day a-coming": The Transition from Slavery to Freedom for Children and Youth
Notes
Appendixes
Bibliography
Index