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Plantation (Lowcountry Tales)Plantation (Lowcountry Tales)
Dorothea Benton Frank
New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina—where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River.Caroline Wimbley Levine always swore she’d never go home again. But now, at her brother’s behest, she has returned to South Carolina to s ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2004-03-02 | ISBN-13: 9780425194188

The PlantationThe Plantation
GEORGE MCNEILL
The time was not all magnolia blossoms and crinolines. It was more than romance and splendor. It was debauchery and slavery, gambling tables and dens of iniquity. It was murder and forgiveness. It was all the great contradictions of life in a golden era. ...
Number of pages: 393 | Publication Date: 1977 | ISBN-13: 9780553115369

Old Plantation DaysOld Plantation Days
Nancy Bostick De Saussure
Written in the form of a letter to her granddaughter, the author of this little book describes her plantation childhood, her marriage and parenthood, and her experiences during the Civil War and Reconstruction. In response to what she believed were misconceptions about antebellum Southern slavery, she argues that while some slaveholders were cruel ...
Number of pages: 78 | Publication Date: 2014-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780692290798

Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation 1838-1839Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation 1838-1839
Frances Anne Kemble
The following diary was kept in the winter and spring of 1838-9, on an estate consisting of rice and cotton plantations, in the islands at the entrance of the Altamaha, on the coast of Georgia. The slaves in whom I then had an unfortunate interest were sold some years ago. The islands themselves are at present in the power of the Northern troops. ...
Number of pages: 168 | Publication Date: 2016-02-22 | ISBN-13: 9781530164264

Always & ForeverAlways & Forever
Gretchen Craig
Since they were children running barefoot about Toulouse Plantation, Josie and Cleo have been as close as sisters, forging an unbreakable bond that defies their roles as mistress and slave. Together, the two have shared secrets and protected each other through happiness and heartbreak. They never dream they could also share an intense passion for t ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2014-11-30 | ISBN-13: 9781505300864

A Mind to StayA Mind to Stay
Sydney Nathans
The exodus of millions of African Americans from the rural South is a central theme of black life and liberation in the twentieth century. A Mind to Stay offers a counterpoint to the narrative of the Great Migration. Sydney Nathans tells the rare story of people who moved from being enslaved to becoming owners of the very land they had worked in bo ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2017-02-20 | ISBN-13: 9780674972148

The Plantation MistressThe Plantation Mistress
Catherine Clinton
This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave society before the Civil War. Drawing on the diaries, letters, and memoirs of hundreds of planter wives and daughters, Clinton sets before us in vivid detail the daily life of the ...
Number of pages: 331 | Publication Date: 1984-02-12 | ISBN-13: 9780394722535

Of Plymouth Plantation (Dover Books on Americana)Of Plymouth Plantation (Dover Books on Americana)
William Bradford
The most important and influential source of information about the Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony, this landmark account was written between 1630 and 1647. It vividly documents the Pilgrims' adventures: their first stop in Holland, the harrowing transatlantic crossing aboard the Mayflower, the first harsh winter in the new colony, and the help from ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2006-12-01 | ISBN-13: 9780486452609

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