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Celia A Slave Product Detail:

  • Publisher : Avon
  • Release : 01 February 1999
  • ISBN : 0380803364
  • Page : 192 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Celia A Slave Book Summary/Review:

Celia was an ordinary slave--until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution."

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Celia, A Slave

Celia, A Slave
  • Author : Melton A. Mclaurin
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Release Date : 1999-02-01
  • ISBN : 0380803364
GET THIS BOOKCelia, A Slave

Celia was an ordinary slave--until she struck back at her abusive master and became the defendant in a landmark trial that threatened to undermine the very foundations of the South's "Peculiar Institution."

Celia, a Slave

Celia, a Slave
  • Author : Melton Alonza McLaurin
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • ISBN : 0820313521
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Recounts the story of Celia, a slave in antebellum Missouri who killed her master after five years of sexual abuse at his hands and was later found guilty of murder and hanged

Celia, a Slave

Celia, a Slave
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  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2021-12-15
  • ISBN : 9780820362502
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Originally published in 1991, Celia, a Slave illuminates the moral dilemmas that lie at the heart of a slaveholding society by telling the story of a young slave who was sexually exploited by her enslaver and ultimately executed for his murder. Melton A. McLaurin uses Celia’s story to reveal the tensions that strained the fabric of antebellum southern society by focusing on the role of gender and the manner in which the legal system was used to justify slavery. An

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  • Publisher : Mercer University Press
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  • Release Date : 1993
  • ISBN : 0826209041
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  • ISBN : 9781452266091
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