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Thavolia Glymph: “Disappeared… Enslaved Women and the Armies of the Civil War”

February 25, 2011 – 5:06 PM


Posted Friday, February 25, 2011 — 5:06 PM

Watch “Disappeared Without Any Account Being Had of Them: Enslaved Women and the Armies of the Civil War,” a Feb. 24 talk by Thavolia Glymph.

Thavolia Glymph, associate professor of history at Duke University, has written extensively on Southern women and slavery. Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household is her most recent book.

Her talk is part of a series of lectures on campus during the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The talks are sponsored by the university’s College of Arts and Science and are in conjunction with an interdisciplinary undergraduate course on the Civil War co-taught by Richard Blackett, the Andrew Jackson Professor of History, and Michael Kreyling, the Gertrude Conway Vanderbilt Professor of English.

 

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