Slave breeding : sex, violence, and memory in African American history / Gregory D. Smithers

Author(s): Smithers, Gregory D., 1974-
Retrieving Holdings Information
Subjects: Slaves--United States--Social conditions
Slaves--Sexual behavior--United States--History
Slavery--United States--History
African Americans--Southern States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida , 2012
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012018876
ISBN: 9780813042381 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813042380 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-252) and index
Contents: American abolitionism and slave-breeding discourse -- Slavery, the lost cause, and African American history -- Black history and slave breeding in the early twentieth century -- The theater of memory -- The WPA narratives and slave breeding -- Sex, violence, and the quest for civil rights -- Slave breeding in literature, film, and new media
Subject: An exploration of the idea of selective and forced slave breeding in the U.S. based on the collective memory and folktales of the descendants of enslaved people
OCLC Number: 777602080
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813042381