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    Description"Slavery is terrible for men, but it is far more terrible for women," Harriet Jacobs states plainly in this riveting account of her life as a slave, and then sets out to recount, in chilling detail, the particular horrors for women caught in that terrible snare. Published in 1861 under the pseudonym Linda Brent, Incidents was the first account of slavery to explore the sexual abuse female slaves endured... in Jacobs' case, a catalog of harassment she suffered while working in the home of a doctor known to have sold children he'd fathered with slave women. Long believed to have been written by a white author as a fictional novel, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl rings with a ghastly truth that still has the power to haunt modern readers.


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    Title
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Harriet Ann Jacobs
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 178
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781605209326
    ISBN 10: 1605209325
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: DQ
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    LC classification: PS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    BIC subject category V2: BM, HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL3, HBTS
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18
    BIC subject category V2: HBWJ
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT, TOPC/CIVLWR
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET020
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/AFROAM
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036050, BIO002000
    Abridged Dewey: 810
    BISAC V2.8: LCO002000, SOC054000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC22: 973.7115092
    DC21: 973.7115092
    BISAC V2.8: SOC001000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    COSIMO CLASSICS
    Imprint name
    COSIMO CLASSICS
    Publication date
    30 November 2009