Caetana Says No – by Sandra Lauderdale Graham September Caetana Says No has 92 ratings and 4 reviews. Hanna said: This is NOT a good introductory book into the subject matter of slavery. [Also, this is a good. These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family;.
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I think these could have been published as detailed essays or articles rather than a book. Amanda rated it really liked it Dec 26, That is not the book’s purpose [which is why I wouldn’t recommend this caetaana someone with a novice understanding of slave systems]. And other than the annulment case, there is also very little about Caetana. Crystal rated it it was ok Jun 20, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Trivia About Caetana Says No: Anne rated it it was ok Apr 29, Published Caefana 1st by Cambridge University Press. Lists with This Book. Cambridge University Press, Jun 05, Hanna rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Responsibility Sandra Lauderdale Graham. Her “stories” illustrate the complex, ambiguous reality of everyday lives rather than slavery stereotypes of brutal planters and docile slaves.
Gabriel Clavell rated it liked it Jul 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch’s role to endow a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life. As the author demonstrates, two Catholic priests lived in Caetana’s household, and they must have influenced the slave woman’s religious formation.
Caetana Says No: Women’s Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society by Sandra Lauderdale Graham
Unlike many authors who find a remarkable source and describe it without context, Graham is most careful to situate her historical subjects within the families of a specific slave society.
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caetaha P36 L38 Unknown. Paige Cohen rated it liked it Nov 29, Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary Here are the true and dramatic accounts of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women – one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family – and how each sought to retain control of their lives: Skip to search Skip to main content.
Jossue Vega Bazan rated it really liked it Nov 29, I think the topic really had potential even as a historigraphical account but Graham just made it extremely dry and didn’t speculate as critically or as innovatively as I would have liked.
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Want to Read saving…. Toussi21 rated it it was amazing Dec 06, In so far as her voice entered the official record, Caetana’s master reported that she did not want to marry anyone p. The supplemental primary sources are also lovely, not only in fortifying her statements but also in partially demonstrating her process. I more preferred the second story of the elderly woman who freed slaves in her will, but that was because it went by faster and ccaetana better written.
Kortnee rated it liked it Jan 25, Paperbackpages. Nonetheless, Caetana is a finely crafted book on women’s lives under patriarchal planters.
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Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Kyle Sahs rated it really liked it Jul 05, Graham’s ability to highlight the differences between the individual stories and what was considered typical and szys insistence on informing the reader that there is still much we cannot know about these women’s stories are where the book gains most of its value.
Browse related items Start at call number: These stories individually nuance the taught history surrounding slavery, and as such should not be read with the aims of gaining an overview of slavery. Patriarchy Confounded– Part II. Jordan rated it did not like it Aug 03,