Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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9781446032008 - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Ann Jacobs
9781446032008 - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Harriet Ann Jacobs
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

This famous memoir chronicles Jacobs’ life as a female slave and documents how she attained freedom both for herself and for her children. Within this volume Jacob’s explores the life of female slaves on plantations, the abuse and hardships that they had to endure, and their desperate efforts to protect their children.

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This vintage book contains Harriet Ann Jacobs’ 1861 autobiography, “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl”. It chronicles Jacobs’ life as a female slave and documents how she attained freedom both for herself and for her children. Within this volume she explores the life of female slaves on plantations, the abuse and hardships that they had to endure, and their desperate efforts to protect their children. “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” represents an authentic insight into the lives of female slaves in pre-emancipation America and is highly recommended for those with an interest in American history. Read & Co. History are republishing this memoir now in a new edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.

Book Details

Author

Harriet Ann Jacobs

Imprint

Read & Co. History

ISBN

9781446032008, 9781446548790

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Pages

296

Publication Date

12 July 2010

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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