Download e-book for iPad: Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave by Sandra Lauderdale Graham

By Sandra Lauderdale Graham

This 2002 publication provides the real and dramatic money owed of 2 nineteenth-century Brazilian girls - one younger and born a slave, the opposite previous and from an illustrious planter kinfolk - and the way each one sought to continue keep watch over in their lives: the slave girl suffering to prevent an undesirable husband; the girl of privilege assuming a patriarch's function to endow a family members of her former slaves with the potential for a loose lifestyles. yet those women's tales can't be instructed with no additionally recalling how their judgements drew them ever extra firmly into the orbits of the worldly and influential males who exercised strength of their lives. those are tales with a twist: during this society of significantly skewed energy, Lauderdale Graham finds that extra offerings existed for each side than we first think. via those small histories she casts new mild on higher meanings of slave and unfastened, lady and male.

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