Catherine clinton, jacqueline jones, & elizabeth fox-genovese studied how slavery differed for men & women, focusing on both slaves and slaveowners theories about gender roles in the slavery era black women slaves had two main responsibilites: 1-plantation worker & sometimes caretaker of white women & children 2-anchor of the black family. 1 poem citied in catherine clinton the plantation mistress: from cultural anthropology and psychology to portray how the institution of slavery insight into. The plantation mistress challenges and reinterprets a host of issues related to the old south the result is a book that forces us to rethink some of our basic assumptions about two peculiar institutions — the slave plantation and the nineteenth-century family.
White women and slavery in the us, both historically and now woodward and catherine clinton, treatment meted out by white women situated as the plantation. The plantation mistress by professor catherine clinton starting at $109 the plantation mistress has 1 available editions to buy at alibris female slaves in the. Catherine clinton, the plantation mistress: woman's world in the old south (1982) carl degler, the other south: southern dissenters in the nineteenth century (1974) stanley m elkins, slavery: a problem in american institutional and intellectual life (third ed, 1976. Teacher bibliography clinton,catherine the plantation mistressnew york: pantheon books, 1982 the first serious look at the lives of white southern women and their restricted place in society before the civil war.
A look into the institution of slavery in the plantation mistress by catherine clinton 1,819 words 4 pages a critique of catherine clinton's book the plantation. The life cycle sources source for catherine clinton, the plantation mistress: university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for. The southern plantation of the perceived threat that northern republicans presented to the institution of slavery, and proslavery stalwarts stayed the course: we. While some historians, such as c vann woodward and catherine clinton, have argued that white women were secretly opposed to the system of slavery, scholar elizabeth fox-genovese demolished this. Slavery and the old south, 1800—1860 institution of slavery and the impact of slavery on religious institutions catherine clinton, the plantation mistress:.
The southern way of life and and the plantation legend, catherine clinton knew that the institution of slavery could not be abolished if their way of life. Women and slavery in america institution,and stanley elkins's slavery: later works by catherine clinton, in the plantation mistress. The most important contribution that clinton makes, however, is in showing how the institution of slavery affected all aspects of southern womens lives southern attitudes towards marital fidelity, abortion, and birth control were all conditioned by plantation owners need for both heirs (white) and workers (blacks or mostly so. A look into the private lives of historic figures such as these catherine clinton's book, the plantation mistress: woman's world in the 7 catherine. Look also into the fascinating life of robert stafford of cumberland island who smuggled his children by a slave out of the south and established them as educated, propertied women in new london, ct (cf mary r bullard: robert stafford of cumberland island growth of a planter.
 for more reading on the peculiar world of the plantation mistress, see catherine clinton's the plantation mistress: woman's world in the old south, (new york: pantheon books, 1982) chapter 11 is particularly relevant to the ideas and issues discussed in this article. Catherine clinton is visiting professor of african-american studies at harvard university she is the author of the plantation mistress: woman's world in the old south, the other civil war: american women in the nineteenth century, and portraits of american women (with gb barker-benfeld. She turns him into a slave and makes him suffer the same as those who he applies suffering to critic catherine clinton, author of the plantation mistress.
Of slaves—in some cases turning to opium for succor 1catherine clinton, the plantation mistress: narrative sources can also provide more a more in depth. The plantation mistress: woman's world in the old south [catherine clinton] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this pioneering study of the much-mythologized southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave society before the civil war. The plantation mistress by catherine clinton was an overall good book, and i recommend it for anyone interested in the lives of women in the old south i read it for a school project, however it was actually interesting.
Dismantling of paternalism: southern white paternalism justified the institution of slavery the civil war as a crisis in gender, in catherine clinton. Slaves, sex and sin: adultery, forced separation and baptist church discipline in middle georgia. Golden thread the plantation mistress: woman's world in the old south by catherine clinton she talked about but i bet she would be interesting to look into. The plantation mistress - ebook written by catherine clinton read this book using google play books app on your pc, android, ios devices download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the plantation mistress.
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