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Introduction

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The book begins with an account of the circumstances leading to the divorce of one William Yonson and his wife Eliza Jane in the Southern town of Loudoun in the pre-Civil war years. Its impact and ... More


Conclusion

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The book ends with an account of John Brown's short-lived and ill-fated rebellion and its far-reaching impact on the institution of slavery in the Southern town of Loudoun. The violent incident ... More


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