This book tells the story of white women who owned slaves in the American South. It provides a unique perspective on this little-known aspect of history, and explores the complex motives that drove these women to own slaves.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in history and want to learn more about white women who owned slaves in the American South.
- The author provides a unique perspective on white women who owned slaves in the American South.
- The book is well-researched and includes lots of fascinating historical detail.
- It’s an interesting and informative read for anyone interested in history or slavery.
- The author takes a controversial perspective on white women slave owners that may be hard to accept for some readers.
- The book is quite dense and may be challenging for those who are not familiar with historical research methods.
- It provides a detailed analysis of a specific topic, which some readers may find dry or uninteresting.
Learn more about the author
Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers is an Assistant Professor of History at Pomona College in Claremont, California. She received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has authored numerous articles on race, gender, and slavery in the antebellum South.
“This book is a must-read for anyone interested in American history, particularly the history of race and slavery. It provides an insightful look at a little-known aspect of Southern life, and offers fresh perspectives on some complex issues.”
“This book is a must-read for anyone interested in American history. It provides an insightful and eye-opening look at a topic that has been largely ignored by historians.”
“A fascinating, eye-opening look at a little known chapter of American history. Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers does an excellent job of bringing these women to life and exploring their complex motivations.”
“They Were Her Property is an eye-opening look at a side of history that I was completely unaware of. Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers does an excellent job of exploring the motivations behind white women’s slave ownership, and provides a truly unique perspective on this little-known aspect of American history. Highly recommended!”