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“This is one of those rare books that quickly became the standard work in its field. Professor White has done justice to the complexity of her subject.”—Anne Firor Scott, Duke UniversityLiving with the dual burdens of racism and sexism, slave women in the plantation South assumed roles within the family and community that contrasted sharply with traditional female roles in the larger American society. This new edition of Ar’n’t I a Woman? reviews and updates the scholarship on slave women and the slave family, exploring new ways of understanding the intersection of race and gender and comparing the myths that stereotyped female slaves with the realities of their lives. Above all, this groun… More >>