Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society (New Approaches to the Americas)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):6 x 0.5 x 9
- Publication Date:September 16, 2002
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These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family; show how each in her own way sought to exercise control over her life. The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch's role to endow a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life. Sandra Lauderdale Graham casts new light on larger meanings of slave and free, female and male, through these compact histories.
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