Owens' fascinating study explores the personality and behavior of the slave within the context of what it meant to be a slave. Based on a variety of plantation records, diaries, slave narratives, travelers' accounts, and other items bearing on the slave's experiences in his relationships toslaveholders, it concentrates on the years between 1770 and 1865.
Beyond Black, White and Brown
Reed, Adolph, Jr. Noguera, Pedro Cohen, Robert Matsuda, Mari Wu, Frank H. Hilliard, Asa,, III Sullivan, Patricia Hall, Jacquelyn D. Kozol, Jonathan.
The Nation, Vol. 278, No. 17, May 3, 2004