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Call # E441 .K59 1995
Author King, Wilma, 1942-
Title Stolen childhood : slave youth in nineteenth-century America / Wilma King
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1995
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Descript. xxi, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-246) and index
Subject Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
African American children -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
African American families -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
United States -- History -- 19th century
OCLC # 31867417
Table of Contents
1You know I am one man that do love my children : Slave Children and Youth in the Family and Community1
2Us ain't never idle: The World of Work21
3When day is done: Play and Leisure43
4Knowledge unfits a child to be a slave: Temporal and Spiritual Education67
5What has Ever become of my Presus little girl: The Traumas and Tragedies of Slave Children and Youth91
6Free at last: The Quest for Freedom115
7There's a better day a-coming: The Transition from Slavery to Freedom141