Slavery, Women, and the Civil War

Professor Nina Silber talked about the roles and lives of women during the Civil War. She spoke about the unique challenges female slaves faced and discussed… read more

Professor Nina Silber talked about the roles and lives of women during the Civil War. She spoke about the unique challenges female slaves faced and discussed Harriet Jacob’s book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Professor Silber also talked about reasons Southern white women did or did not support the Confederacy. This class was from a course called “History of Women in the U.S.” close

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Slavery, Women, and the Civil War

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2015 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 25, 2016 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 26, 2015 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 27, 2015 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 03, 2016 | 12:45pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2016 | 11:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2016 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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