Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century / Tera W. Hunter.

Published: 23/06/2017
Bound in wedlock : slave and free Black marriage in the nineteenth century / Tera W. Hunter.
Source: CATALOG.MULTCOLIB.ORG

Tera W. Hunter offers the first comprehensive history of African American marriage in the nineteenth century and into the Jim Crow era. She reveals the practical ways couples adopted, adapted, or rejected White Christian ideas of marriage, creatively setting their own standards for conjugal relationships under conditions of uncertainty and cruelty.-- Provided by publisher

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