Them Dark Days

Them Dark Days

Slavery in the American Rice Swamps

eBook - 1996
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In this groundbreaking book, Dusinberre conducts an intense investigation of slavery in the rice swamps of South Carolina and Georgia. Concentrated there were some of the richest--and most expansive--plantations of the South. It was an unhealthy region for both blacks and whites; slavery, in the swamps, was administered with particular severity. Focusing on three of the largest plantations, Dusinberre presents portraits of individuals, both black and white, who personify and exemplify the harsh realities of the slave system. Them Dark Days offers a vivid reconstruction of slavery in action; wh.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780198025108
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 556 pages) : illustrations, map


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