New PDF release: Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave

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By Sandra Lauderdale Graham

This 2002 ebook provides the genuine and dramatic money owed of 2 nineteenth-century Brazilian girls - one younger and born a slave, the opposite outdated and from an illustrious planter kinfolk - and the way every one sought to keep keep an eye on in their lives: the slave lady suffering to prevent an undesirable husband; the lady of privilege assuming a patriarch's function to endow a kinfolk of her former slaves with the skill for a loose lifestyles. yet those women's tales can't be instructed with out additionally recalling how their judgements drew them ever extra firmly into the orbits of the worldly and influential males who exercised energy of their lives. those are tales with a twist: during this society of substantially skewed strength, Lauderdale Graham unearths that extra offerings existed for either side than we first think. via those small histories she casts new mild on higher meanings of slave and loose, woman and male.

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