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"House Slave vs. Field Slave"

Professor Greg Downs dispels the common misunderstandings about social tension between "house slaves" and "field slaves" and discusses the fluidity between different roles and jobs for enslaved people on large plantations.

Download Downs_House_vs_FieldSlave.mp3 (Mp3 Audio) Duration: 4:21

Source | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 2010.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Producer | Maceo June
Speaker | Greg Downs
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Podcast
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning , “"House Slave vs. Field Slave",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed July 20, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1745.

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