"Swing the sickle for the harvest is ripe" : gender and slavery in antebellum Georgia / Daina Ramey Berry
- Berry, Daina Ramey
- Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 224 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Women in American history
- "I had to work hard, plow, and go and split wood jus' like a man" : skill, gender, and productivity in agricultural settings -- "Dey s'lected me out to be a housegirl" : the privileges and pain of nonagricultural labor -- "There sho' was a sight of us" : enslaved family and community rituals -- "O, I never has forgot dat last dinner wit my folks" : enslaved family and community realities -- "For the current year" : the informal economy and slave hiring.
- Women slaves—Georgia—Social conditions—19th century
- Slaves—Georgia—Social conditions—19th century
- Sex role—Georgia—History—19th century
- Slavery—Georgia—Wilkes County—History—19th century
- Slavery—Georgia—Glynn County—History—19th century
- Slavery—Economic aspects—Georgia—History—19th century
- Community life—Georgia—Wilkes County—History—19th century
- Community life—Georgia—Glynn County—History—19th century
- Wilkes County (Ga.)—Race relations—History—19th century
- Glynn County (Ga.)—Race relations—History—19th century
- 9780252031465 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252031466 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) and index.
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