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The Resource Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present, Jacqueline Jones

Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present, Jacqueline Jones

Label
Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present
Title
Labor of love, labor of sorrow
Title remainder
Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An historical study of the roles of Black women examines the weight of racial prejudice and sexual discrimination on the dual responsibilities of Black women as bread winners and guardians of family and community stability
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Awards note
Bancroft Prize, 1986.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Jacqueline
Dewey number
305.4/8896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6057.5.U5
LC item number
J66 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American families
  • Noires américaines
  • Noires américaines
  • Familles négro-américaines
  • African American families
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • Afro-American women -- Employment -- History
  • Afro-American women -- History
  • Afro-American families -- History
  • African Americans
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Women
Label
Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present, Jacqueline Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-415) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"My mother was much of a woman": slavery -- Freed women? The Civil War and reconstruction -- A bridge of "bent backs and laboring muscles": the rural south, 1880-1915 -- Between the cotton field and the ghetto: the urban south, 1880-1915 -- "To get out of this land of sufring": black women migrants to the north, 1900-1930 -- Harder times: the Great Depression -- The roots of two revolutions, 1940-1955 -- The struggle confirmed and transformed, 1955-1980
Control code
ocm11399213
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780465037568
Lccn
84024310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o11399213
  • (OCoLC)11399213
Label
Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present, Jacqueline Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-415) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"My mother was much of a woman": slavery -- Freed women? The Civil War and reconstruction -- A bridge of "bent backs and laboring muscles": the rural south, 1880-1915 -- Between the cotton field and the ghetto: the urban south, 1880-1915 -- "To get out of this land of sufring": black women migrants to the north, 1900-1930 -- Harder times: the Great Depression -- The roots of two revolutions, 1940-1955 -- The struggle confirmed and transformed, 1955-1980
Control code
ocm11399213
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 432 pages
Isbn
9780465037568
Lccn
84024310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o11399213
  • (OCoLC)11399213

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