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Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society

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This 2002 book presents 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: the slave woman struggling to avoid an unwanted husband; the woman of privilege assuming a patriarch's role to endow a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life. But these women's stories cannot be told without also recalling how their decisions drew them ever more firmly ...

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Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521893534

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Caetana Says No: Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521815321

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