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slave community

John W. Blassingame

slave community

plantation life in the antebellum south.

by John W. Blassingame

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Published by OxfordUniversity Press in London .
Written in English


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John W. Blassingame's The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South provides a unique perspective of the cultural and personal development of the African-American slave on plantations during the period prior to the Civil War. The Slave Community. Further information: The Slave Community. The book The Slave Community, written by American historian John W. Blassingame and referenced in the film, was one of the first historical studies of slavery in the United book contradicted others who suggested that African American slaves were in large-part submissive.

The slave community at Evergreen African Americans provided the workforce and lived in the quarters houses at Evergreen Plantation for nearly years, first as slaves and later as freedmen. As slaves, they built the big house, built and maintained the levee, worked the sugarcane fields, ran the sugar mill, grew foodstuffs and cared for the. The Slave Community is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia community. Even so, if you can update or improve it, please do so. This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on October 2,

  The slave community by John W. Blassingame, , Oxford University Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, In the book titled The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South, author John Blassingame’s theme, focused on the history of African slave experience throughout the American South.


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"Has excellent chapters to use regarding slave culture and community Goes a long way in building a base in understanding the uniqueness of the Black experience in America."--Russell Wigginton, University of Illinois "This is probably the best introduction to American slavery available, perfectly suited to undergraduates, and indispensable to anyone interested in the subject."--Joseph Cited by:   This books examines the slave society as a society - exploring the institutions, life ways, and patterns from both the slave and owners perspective.

The prose is as good as a novel, but the terrors of the institution sear into your soul. The only weakness about this book is that it was written a while ago, and could use a solid updating.4/5. Editorial Reviews "Has excellent chapters to use regarding slave culture and community Goes a long way in building a base in understanding the uniqueness of the Black experience in America."--Russell Wigginton, University of Illinois "This is probably the best introduction to American slavery available, perfectly suited to undergraduates, and indispensable to anyone Brand: Oxford University Press.

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South In the book, The Slave Community, written by Blassingame in The book centers on the argument that historians have always neglected and never have they steadily investigated the life occurrences of the American slaves.

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame is considered to be one of the first novels that addressed the issue of slavery from the perspective of the slaves. Consider two books. American Counterpoint is the work of a distinguished white history professor at Yale, who is now over sixty years of age—and who was born in Arkansas.

It appeared in A year later John Blassingame—also a Yale faculty historian- emerges with his study, The Slave Community. Examines Black pre-Civil War culture and the slave family, detailing sexual attitudes, courtship practices and wedding ceremonies, childrearing, familial roles, language, and discipline From inside.

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South The book includes essays by the panelists as well as James D. Kilson’s review in the American Historical Review described Blassingame’s aims as “imperfectly realized” because he “lacks a clear analytical perspective”.

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Blassingame, unknown edition, - Rev. and enl. --Cited by: These people were known root dwellers. Ex; Sandy from Douglass book.

-- Islam: minority religion-- Christianity: dominant belief among slaves -- religion "of" vs. religion "for": RELIGION FOR THE SLAVES IS CREATED BY THE MASTER TO CONTROL THE SLAVES. RELIGION OF THE SLAVES IS CREATED BY THE SLAVES WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY.

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Blassingame was also the editor of the Papers of Frederick Douglass in the mid's. The slave community: plantation life in the antebellum South: 1.

Print book: English. Rev. and enlarg. ed., repr: New York: Oxford: Oxford University Press 2. The slave community: plantation life in the Antebellum South: 2. The slave community: plantation life in the Antebellum South. by John W Blassingame Print book.

The Slave Community. Plantation Life in the Antelbellum South. By John W. Blassingame (New York: Oxford University Press. 1 ix plus pp.

Illustrated. In The Slave Community, John Blassingame develops an interpreta- tion of slave personality and culture in the antebellum U.S.

South, draw- ing heavily on. Although the importance of The Slave Community was recognized by scholars of American slavery, Blassingame's conclusions, methodology, and sources were heavily criticized.

Historians criticized the use of slave narratives that were seen as unreliable and biased. “The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South” by John W. Blassingame is the first book about slavery written by a historian in the viewpoint of slaves rather than slave owners. This book analyzes the experience of slaves in the South during misjudgement and confusion.

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Terms in this set (11) Who is george bentley. george bentley is a problem because he is a slave in support of slavery. Bentley is a minister with white slave. Blassingame documents slave family life with all its harrowing, horrible obstacles. Yet he also demonstrates the resilience and love of enslaved African American families.

Next Blassingame addresses the many obstacles to rebellion and escape, putting to rest the notion that the lack of runaways in any way suggested acceptance of enslavement. The Slave Community. Plantation Life in the Antelbellum South.

By John W. Blassingame (New York: Oxford University Press, 1 ix plus pp. Illustrated. $ 7. 95). Book Review: The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South by John W.

Blassingame Introduction: The pages of human history daubed in bloodshed relating to World War I & II, conflicts in the name of religion, ethnic clashes, rebellions of the blacks against the whites, Nanking massacre, devastation unleashed by atomic bombs on.Buy a cheap copy of The Slave Community: Plantation Life in book by John W.

Blassingame. Taking into account the major recent studies, this volume presents an updated analysis of the life of the black slave--his African heritage, culture, family, Free shipping over $Using psychology, the author analyzes fugitive slave narratives published in the 19th century to conclude that an independent culture developed among the enslaved and that there were a variety of personality types exhibited by slaves.