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“What’s love got to do with it? concubinage and enslaved women and girls in the antebellum south”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “What’s Love Got to Do with It? Concubinage and Enslaved Women and Girls in the Antebellum South” in Sexuality and Slavery: Reclaiming Intimate Histories in the Americas, edited by Daina Raimey Berry and Leslie M. Harris, 159-188. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018.


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“‘Us never had no big funerals or weddin’s on de place’: Ritualizing Black Marriage in the Wake of
FreedoM”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “‘Us never had no big funerals or weddin’s on de place’: Ritualizing Black Marriage in the Wake of
Freedom” in Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation, edited by David W. Blight and Jim Downs, 39-59. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2018.


“The Price of Slavery: Family, Community, and Loss in Antebellum Texas”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “The Price of Slavery: Family, Community, and Loss in Antebellum Texas” in Empire and Liberty: Civil War in the American West, edited by Virginia Scharff, 9-26. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2015.


“The Critical Role of Women in the zimmerman decision”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “The Critical Role of Women in the Zimmerman Decision” in Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence, edited by Kevin Alexander Gray, JoAnn Wypijewski, and Jeffrey St. Clair, 259-262. Petrolia, CA: Counter Punch, 2014.


“Family and community in slave narratives”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Family and Community in Slave Narratives” in The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative, edited by John Ernest, 277-297. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.


“Contextualizing the Runaway Experience: A Brief History of Slavery”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Contextualizing the Runaway Experience: A Brief History of Slavery” in The Long Walk to Freedom: Runaway Slave Narratives, edited by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise, [insert page numbers]. Boston: Beacon Press, 2012.


“History Lessons”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “History Lessons” in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower, edited by Deborah Gray White, [insert page numbers]. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.


“Gender convention, Ideals, and Identity Among Antebellum Virginia Slave Women”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Gender Convention, Ideals, and Identity Among Antebellum Virginia Slave Women” in More than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas, edited by Darlene Clark Hine and David Barry Gaspar, [insert page numbers]. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.


“Black Family Structure in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia: Amending the revisionists”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Black Family Structure in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia: Amending the Revisionists” in The Decline in Marriage Among African-Americans: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Implications, edited by Belinda Tucker and Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, [insert page numbers]. New York: Russell Sage, 1995.


“Slave Family and Housing”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda. “Slave Family and Housing” in Black and White: Cultural Interaction in the Antebellum South, edited by Ted Ownby, [insert page numbers]. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 1993.


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“charlotte forten”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Charlotte Forten” in Portraits of American Women from Settlement to the Civil War, edited by G.J. Barker-Benfield and Catherine Clinton, [insert page numbers]. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991.


“Distress and Discord in Virginia Slave Families, 1830-1840”

Brenda E. Stevenson
Stevenson, Brenda E. “Distress and Discord in Virginia Slave Families, 1830-1860” in In Joy and In Sorrow: Women, Family, and Marriage in the Victorian South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.