Back of the Big House: The Architecture of Plantation Slavery

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Contents
Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Chapter One The Plantation Landscape1
Chapter Two Big House Quarters18
Chapter Three The Yard33
Chapter Four Kitchens43
Chapter Five Smokehouses63
Chapter Six Outbuildings77
Chapter Seven Barns and Stables107
Chapter Eight Production Machinery and Buildings123
Chapter Nine Overseers' Houses135
Chapter Ten Buildings for Slave Welfare142
Chapter Eleven Quarters for Field Slaves153
Chapter Twelve Plantation Landscape Ensembles183
Chapter Thirteen Conclusion228
Notes237
Index251

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xvii
  • One the Plantation Landscape 1
  • Two Big Quarters 18
  • Three the Yard 33
  • Four Kitchens 43
  • Five Smokehouses 63
  • Six Outbuildings 77
  • Seven Barns and Stables 107
  • Eight Production Machinery and Buildings 123
  • Nine Overseers' Houses 135
  • Ten Building for Slave Welfare 142
  • Eleven Quarters for Field Slaves 153
  • Twelve Plantation Landscape Ensembles 183
  • Thirteen Conclusion 228
  • Notes 237
  • Index 251
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