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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Joe Ssays rated it it was ok Aug 06, 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.
Lavonna Phillips rated it liked it Oct 28, Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. Unlike many authors who find a remarkable source and describe it without context, Graham is most careful to situate her historical subjects within the families of a specific slave society.
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These are stories with a twist: Want to Read saving…. Crystal rated it it was ok Jun 20, Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. By Sandra Lauderdale Graham. I tried really hard to read it line-by-line, but I found myself skipping parts.
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I more preferred the second story of the elderly woman who freed slaves in her will, but that was because it went by faster and was better written. We are then left with the question, why?
Gilbert Barragan rated it really liked it Dec 06, As the author demonstrates, two Catholic priests lived in Caetana’s household, and they must have influenced the slave woman’s religious formation.
The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed sayd patriarch’s role to endow a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life. Lists with This Book.
Kyle Ozan rated it really liked it Sas 05, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Charlotte Textor rated it really liked it Apr 30, Daniel rated it liked it Apr 03, Lydia rated it really liked it May 05, Paperbackpages.
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Perhaps Caetana resisted a true marriage because she intended to become a beata, a lay religious woman. Toussi21 rated it it was amazing Dec 06, I think these could have been published as detailed essays or articles rather caetanaa a book.
This brief reference suggests that we need to know more about the religious belief system by which the women ordered their lives.
Each castana is based on a core document: Women’s Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society. Graham’s ability to highlight the differences between the individual stories and what was considered typical and her insistence on informing the reader that there is still much we cannot know about these women’s stories are where the book gains most of its value.
Caetana Says No by Sandra Lauderdale Graham (ebook)
Sandra Lauderdale Graham casts new light on larger meanings of slave and free, female and male, through these compact histories. Paige Cohen rated it liked it Nov 29, The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch’s role to endow a family of her former slaves These true and dramatic caerana of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women; one young and born a slave, the other old and sas an illustrious planter family; show how each in her own way sought to exercise control over her life.
Jordan rated it did not like it Aug 03, That is not on book’s purpose [which is why I wouldn’t recommend this to someone with a novice understanding of slave systems]. Cambridge University Press, Patriarchy Confounded– Part II. Ata Hualpa rated it liked it Dec 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Cade Perry rated it liked it May 05, Nonetheless, Caetana is a finely crafted book on women’s lives under patriarchal planters. Refresh and try again. P36 L38 Unknown.