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Author Altink, Henrice.

Title Representations of slave women in discourses on slavery and abolition, 1780-1838 / Henrice Altink.

Published New York : Routledge, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.3 ALTI    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 263 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Routledge studies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures ; 3
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-251) and index.
Contents 1. Belly women : slave women's childbirth practices -- 2. Pickeniny mummas : slave women's childrearing practices -- 3. Deviant and dangerous : slave women's sexuality -- 4. Till death do us part : slave wives and slave husbands -- 5. The indecency of the lash -- 6. Slavery by another name.
Subject Women slaves -- Jamaica -- History.
Slavery -- Jamaica -- History.
ISBN 9780415350266 (hardback : alk. paper)