Slavery of Women in South Carolina
Down by the Riverside: A South Carolina Slave Community. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1984.

Littlefield, Daniel. Rice and Slaves: Ethnicity and the Slave Trade in Colonial South Carolina. Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1981.

Wood, Peter H. Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion. W. W. Norton and Company, New York, 1996.

Another book which is a resource which can be used to obtain several primary sources on women slaves in South Carolina is Weiner's (1998) book, "Mistresses and Slaves: Plantation Women in South Carolina, 1830-1880." In a review of this book, Hornsby (2001: 1) reports that:

Weiner has amassed as part of her evidentiary base an impressive array of primary sources from which to frame her complex analysis. She expertly weaves women's diaries, journals, wills, memoirs, correspondence and WPA interviews with African Americans to disclose the ambivalent and often conflicted feelings slave and white women exhibited towards one another.

The review goes on to note that the book extensively discusses gender issues. Thus, it provides both a resource for primary sources and a gender-related analysis.

Claremont College Library (2010: 1) offers an extensive list of primary sources online that were specifically selected for a class about slave women in Antebellum America. The provided primary sources include: periodicals of the time, books, newsp

    Some topics in this essay  
    South Carolina | Jenkins Schwartz | Historical Society | Elizabeth Fox-Genoves | African Americans | south carolina | primary sources | Antebellum America | Southern Women | Carolina Library | Primary Sources | College Library | slave women | women south | women south carolina | antebellum south | microfilm reels | black white | white women | priscilla's homecoming 2009 | illinois press | plantation women | black white women | university illinois press | slaves plantation women |  
    Get Better Grades!  
    Saved Papers  
    Save your essays here so you can locate them quickly!  
"I enjoy reading other writers papers to get their perspective on things. It makes writing my own paper so much easier."
Cindy A.
"I've used this site for 2 semesters and I'll be back next year for sure!"
Liz R.
"This site rocks! I got an A thanks to you helping with my writers block."
Sara B.
"I was in a real bind and your site helped me to come up with ideas for my paper."
Brian T.
"It's nice to be able to find information so quickly and easily."
Jillian T.
Copyright © 1999 - 2014 All Rights Reserved. DMCA