The House of Bondage: Or Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves

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Setting out to correct the inadequacies of many written accounts of slavery, teacher and social activist Octavia Albert added her own incisive commentary to the personal narratives of former slaves. Her early interviews, like many antebellum slave narratives, depict cruel punishments, divided families, and debilitating labour. Seeing herself as a public advocate for social change, Albert called for every Christian's personal acceptance of responsibility for slavery's legacies and lessons. As well as its historical value, ...

The House of Bondage: Or Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195067842

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The House of Bondage: Or Charlotte Brooks and Other Slaves 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195052633

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