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Soul Murder and Slavery

(Charles Edmondson Historical Lectures)

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Drawing upon psychological paradigms, Professor Painter examines the history of child and sexual abuse within American slave society by employing the concept of soul murder.
Paperback, 38 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Baylor University Press
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"has monograph intellectual heft if not monograph length...my favorite example of Painter's daring."
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Nell Irvin Painter is an American historian notable for her works on southern history of the nineteenth century. She is retired from Princeton University, and served as president of the Organization of American Historians. She also served as president of the Southern Historical Association.

She was born Nell Irvin to Dona and Frank E. Irvin, Sr. She had an older brother Frank who died young. Her fa
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