Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved women, violence and the archive

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    Fuentes, Marisa J [Author]

    Publisher University of Pennsylvania
    Year of publication 2016

    Medium Book

    Food (non-cereal) processes > Sugar
    People and communities > The role of women
    People and communities > Slavery

    Scope & contentA portrait of urban Caribbean slavery in 18th century Bridgetown, Barbados from the perspective of enslaved women.

    The author challenges the archives with their fragementary glimpses of the lives of enslaved women and the way their emphasis restricts the infnation readily avaialble and exposes the ongoing effects of white colonial power that constrain what we know about these women. She challenges the way we write histories of vulnerable and often invisible subjects.

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    • Shelf location: D400-FUE