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Title:
Weevils in the wheat : interviews with Virginia ex-slaves
Author:
Perdue, Charles L., 1930-2010.
Edition:
First Virginia paperback edition.
Publication Information:
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1992.

©1976
Physical Description:
xlv, 405 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Originally published: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1976.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780813913704
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Taken from the records of the Federal Writers' Project of the 1930s, these interviews with one-time Virginia slaves provide a clear window into what it was like to be enslaved in the antebellum American South.


Author Notes

Charles L. Perdue Jr., Associate Professor of Folklore and Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia, is the editor of Outwitting the Devil: Jack Tales from Wise County Virginia. Thomas E. Barden, Professor of English at Toledo University, is the author of The Travles of Peter Woodhouse: Memoir of an American Pioneer and editor of Virginia Folk Legends (Virginia). Robert K. Phillips is Professor of English at Lander College, Greenwood, South Carolina.


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