Rape and race in the nineteenth-century South / Diane Miller Sommerville.

Challenging notions of race and sexuality presumed to have originated and flourished in the slave South, Diane Miller Sommerville traces the evolution of white southerners' fears of black rape by examining actual cases of black-on-white rape throughout the nineteenth century.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sommerville, Diane Miller (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [2004]
Series:UNC Press law publications.
Slavery in America and the world: history, culture & law.
Women and the law.
Civil rights and social justice.
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