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Born in Bondage: Growing Up Enslaved in the Antebellum South

by Schwartz, Marie Jenkins
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Retail Price: $17.00
Issue: Winter 2002
ISBN: 0674007204

Marie Jenkins Schwartz studies the life of children born into slavery. These children were torn between the desires of family and slave owners. Exploring such issues as the threat of seperation, Schwartz chronicles the pitfalls and economic pressures that influenced the lives of slaves' children.

review of Born in Bondage: Growing Up Enslaved in the Antebellum South, by Schwartz, Marie Jenkins, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2002).