Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

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Family Money explores the histories of formerly enslaved women who tried to claim inheritances left to them by deceased owners; the household traumas of mixed-race slaves; post-Emancipation calls for reparations; and the economic fallout from anti-miscegenation marriage laws. Authors ranging from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Frank Webb, and Harriet Beecher Stowe to Charles Chesnutt and Lydia Maria Child recognized that intimate interracial relationships took myriad forms, often simultaneously sexual, marital, coercive, familial, ...

Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century 2014, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190223878

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Family Money: Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199897704

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