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text Wayward lives, beautiful experiments : intimate histories of social upheaval

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"A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the... Read more
Contents
A note on method -- Cast of characters -- She makes an errant path through the city. The terrible beauty of the slum -- A minor figure -- An unloved woman -- An intimate history of slavery and freedom -- Manual for general housework -- An atlas of... Read more
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xxi, 441 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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