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Re: QUERY: Readings/Organizational Suggestions for Gender in Southern History course

Thavolia Glymph, Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (2008)

A good book on relations between black slaves/white mistresses, and the particular type of violence done by white women. Read this in a graduate history seminar last semester and it was one of the favorites! Very clear writing, a compelling argument, and a good intervention in Southern race/gender histories.