Sam Newton's Reviews > Chains of Love: Slave Couples in Antebellum South Carolina

Chains of Love by Emily West
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Nov 28, 2011

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bookshelves: 17th-18th-century, 19th-century, gender, polygamy, subaltern-studies

Monogamous marriage was not the dominant force among slaves. Slave marriages were diverse and were not sanctioned by Europeans.

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