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Author King, Wilma, 1942- author

Title Stolen childhood : slave youth in nineteenth-century America / Wilma King

Publ Info Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2011
Edition Second edition
 CCRI-Newport  E441 .K59 2011    AVAILABLE
 RIC  E441 .K59 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E441 .K59 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  E441 .K59 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 512 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Blacks in the diaspora
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-497) and index
Contents In the beginning : the transatlantic trade in children of African descent -- "You know I am one man that do love my children" : slave children and youth in the family and community -- "Us ain't never idle" : the work of enslaved children and youth -- "When day is done" : the play and leisure activities of enslaved children and youth -- "Knowledge unfits a child to be a slave" : temporal and spiritual education -- "What has ever become of my presus little girl" : the traumas and tragedies of slave children and youth -- "Free at last" : the quest for freedom -- "There's a better day a-coming" : the transition from slavery to freedom
LC subject Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Child slaves -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African American families -- History -- 19th century
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
United States -- History -- 19th century
ISBN 9780253222640 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253222648 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253355621 (alk. paper)
0253355621 (alk. paper)