Forging Freedom : Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston.

For black women in antebellum Charleston, freedom was not a static legal category but a fragile and contingent experience. In this deeply researched social history, Amrita Chakrabarti Myers analyzes the ways in which black women in Charleston acquired, defined, and defended their own vision of freed...

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Author / Creator: Myers, Amrita Chakrabarti.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Series:Gender and American Culture Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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