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Mistresses of the Market: White Women and the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Slave Trade

Date
December 8, 2021
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
youtube.com/watch?v=yVEU2Bw1Lio&feature=emb_logo
Event Series Dates
Ongoing
Stephanie Jones-Rogers, associate professor of history at University of California, Berkeley, draws upon the testimony of formerly enslaved individuals, the correspondence and account books of slave traders, and a wide range of other material (including travel writing, newspapers, and business directories) to show the myriad ways in which white, primarily married, women actively participated in the South’s slave market economy, which involved the buying, selling, and hiring of enslaved people.  

Location

The Huntington- Online
Pasadena, CA United States
Phone:
626.405.2100

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