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Stolen Childhood Slave Youth in Nineteenth-century America (Hardcover)

Author:  Wilma King
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0253355621
ISBN-13: 9780253355621
Sku: 213897975
Publish Date: 6/29/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1.5T
Pages:  544
Edition Number:  2
 

One of the most important books published on slave society, StolenChildhood focuses on the millions of children and youth enslaved in 19th-centuryAmerica. This enlarged and revised edition reflects the abundance of new scholarshipon slavery that has emerged in the 15 years since the first edition. While thestructure of the book remains the same, Wilma King has expanded its scope to includethe international dimension with a new chapter on the transatlantic trade in Africanchildren, and the book''s geographic boundaries now embrace slave-born children inthe North. She includes data about children owned by Native Americans and AfricanAmericans, and presents new information about children''s knowledge of andparticipation in the abolitionist movement and the interactions between enslaved andfree children.

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One of the most important books published on slave society, Stolen Childhood focuses on the millions of children and youth enslaved in 19th-century America. This enlarged and revised edition reflects the abundance of new scholarship on slavery that has emerged in the 15 years since the first edition. While the structure of the book remains the same, Wilma King has expanded its scope to include the international dimension with a new chapter on the transatlantic trade in African children, and the book's geographic boundaries now embrace slave-born children in the North. She includes data about children owned by Native Americans and African Americans, and presents new information about children's knowledge of and participation in the abolitionist movement and the interactions between enslaved and free children.

Author Bio
Wilma King
Wilma King has taught history at Michigan State University and served as the editor of "A Northern Woman in the Plantation South: Letters of Tryphena Blanche Holder Fox, 1856-1876".

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeEdition:   0002
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0544
Product attributePublisher:   Indiana University Press
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