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Engendering whiteness : white women and colonialism in Barbados and North Carolina 1627-1865 / Cecily Jones.

Author/creator Jones, Cecily author.
Format Book and Print
Distribution Info Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2014.
Copyright Notice ©2007
Descriptionxi, 237 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in imperialism
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England) ^A231036
Contents Mapping racial boundaries: gender, race and poor relief in Barbados -- 'Worse than (white) men, much worse than the Negroes...' : sexuality, labour and poor white women in North Carolina -- 'To serve her own desires' : white women and property holding in Barbadian plantation society -- 'There may be my sphere of usefulness...': the making of a North Carolinian plantation mistress -- White lives, black bodies: Barbadian women and slaveholding -- 'She would labor almost night and day' : white women, property rights and slaveholding in North Carolina.
General noteOriginally published: 2007.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN9780719064333 (pbk.)
ISBN0719064333 (pbk.)

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