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The Slave Community
A review of John W. Blassingame's "The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South".
# 125909 | 1,000 words | 6 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Before 1865) , African-American Studies (Slavery)


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This paper offers a book review of John W. Blassingame's "The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South," which provides a unique perspective of the cultural and personal development of the African-American slave on plantations during the period prior to the Civil War, especially as it relates to community and master-slave relations.

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"John W. Blassingame's "The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South" provides a unique perspective of the cultural and personal development of the African-American slave on plantations during the period prior to the Civil War. His interpretation of the cultural and personal development of the American slave during the antebellum era contrasts with some authors who viewed such life as akin to imprisonment. Instead, Blassingame demonstrates that a certain mutuality in the relationship between plantation master and slave allowed for accommodation and negotiation since the..."

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