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A Hard Fight for We: Womens Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina Leslie A. Schwalm

A Hard Fight for We: Womens Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina

Leslie A. Schwalm

Published July 1st 1997
ISBN : 9780252066306
Paperback
424 pages
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Focusing on slave women on the rice plantations of low-country South Carolina, Leslie Schwalm offers a thoroughly researched account of their vital roles in antebellum plantation life and in the wartime collapse of slavery, and their efforts asMoreFocusing on slave women on the rice plantations of low-country South Carolina, Leslie Schwalm offers a thoroughly researched account of their vital roles in antebellum plantation life and in the wartime collapse of slavery, and their efforts as freedwomen to recover from the impact of war while redefining life and labor in the postbellum period.