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Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction

Homespun Heroines and Other Women of Distinction( )
Author: Brown, Hallie Q.
Other: Burkett, Randall K.
Series title:The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers
ISBN:978-0-19-505237-4
Publication Date:Apr 1988
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $109.95
Book Description:

Hallie Q. Brown and twenty-eight contributors recreate the lives of sixty remarkable Afro-American women, all born in the United States or Canada between the 1740s and the end of the nineteenth century. Slaves and social workers, artists and activists, cake makers and home makers, their stories offer unusual insight into female networks, patterns of voluntary association, work, religion, family life, and black women's culture.

Book Details
Pages:350
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.4 x 17.4 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.34 Kilograms



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