Caetana Says No – by Sandra Lauderdale Graham September Caetana Says No has 92 ratings and 4 reviews. Hanna said: This is NOT a good introductory book into the subject matter of slavery. [Also, this is a good. These true and dramatic stories of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family;.
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That is not the book’s purpose [which is why I wouldn’t recommend this to someone with a novice understanding of slave systems]. Nonetheless, Caetana is a finely crafted book on women’s lives under patriarchal planters.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p. It was slow and had a lot of legal terms and such that were simply boring. Return to Book Caetqna. Melissa rated it liked it Aug 20, All of these women, and the planters in their lives, may have been motivated by nineteenth-century popular religious beliefs; the difficulty is to find a way to document them. Trivia About Caetana Says No: Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Joe Sessions rated it it was ok Aug 06, These are stories with a twist: We are then left with the question, why? Toussi21 rated it it was amazing Dec 06, The supplemental primary sources are also lovely, not only in fortifying her statements but also in partially demonstrating her process.
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I think these could have been publish not a good book really. Paperbackpages.
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Alexandra Knight rated it really liked it Dec 17, Through these small histories she casts new light on larger meanings of slave and free, female and male. I appreciate Graham’s micro view at such a large issue, and how straightforwardly each story is told This is NOT a good introductory book into the subject matter of slavery. Kyle Ozan rated it really liked it Jul 05, Her “stories” illustrate the complex, ambiguous reality of everyday lives sas than slavery stereotypes of brutal planters and docile slaves.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt xaetana the content: Anne rated it it was ok Apr 29, Series New approaches to the Americas. I appreciate Graham’s micro view at such a large issue, and how straightforwardly each story is told. Readers will appreciate sags author’s vivid descriptions and analysis of typical Brazilian social customs and gender roles of the nineteenth century.
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. It’s certainly interest at points and I feel I have somewhat of an understanding about women in slave society, but it didn’t read well.
As the author demonstrates, two Catholic priests lived in Caetana’s household, and they must have influenced the slave woman’s religious formation.
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Caetana Says No by Sandra Lauderdale Graham (ebook)
One is that of Caetana, a slave who sought to escape an undesired marriage via an annulment after her marriage to another slave. Gilbert Barragan rated it xays liked it Dec 06, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Mariya rated it liked it Mar 06, Book titles OR Journal titles.