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The Southern Belle as an Antebellum Ideal

Kathryn L. Seidel

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the emergence of the plantation novel, which embodies many of the values of Southern life and in which the first literary Southern belles appear. These novels are not simply ... More


The Role of Caves and Gullies in Escape, Mobility, and the Creation of Community Networks among Enslaved Peoples of Barbados

Frederick H. Smith and Hayden F. Bassett

in Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While the layout of plantation slave villages demonstrate a great deal of planter control, the private landscapes of enslaved peoples offer insights into the activities and experiences where the ... More


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