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Palgrave Studies in Oral History

Living with Jim Crow

African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South

Authors: Brown, L., Valk, A.

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About this book

Using first-person narratives collected through oral history interviews, this groundbreaking book collects black women's memories of their public and private lives during the period of legal segregation in the American South.

About the authors

ANNE VALK is Associate Director for Programs of the John Nicholas Brown Centre, Brown University, USA.   LESLIE BROWN is Assistant Professor of History at Williams College, USA, and the author of Upbuilding Black Durham.

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"An indispensible contribution to African American and women s history. Essential." - CHOICE


Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Valk, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • The Foundation Was There: Growing up a Girl in the Jim Crow South

    Valk, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 17-51

  • What Is Expected Of You: Gender and Sexuality

    Valk, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 53-78

  • You Are All Under Bondage, Which Is True: Working Lives

    Valk, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 79-112

  • A Society Totally Our Own: Institutional and Cultural Life

    Valk, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 113-138

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eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-10987-2
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $120.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-61962-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $33.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-230-62152-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Living with Jim Crow
Book Subtitle
African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Oral History
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-10987-2
DOI
10.1057/9780230109872
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-61962-3
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-62152-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 209
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