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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Caetana says no: women’s stories from a Brazilian slave society. | Awards & Grants
Cambridge University Press, Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview. I would agree with other reviews that this book is a bit dry, but for those interested in the subject matter it would be worth the read. It’s certainly interest at points and I feel I have somewhat of an understanding about women in slave society, but it didn’t read well.
Gabriel Clavell rated it liked it Jul 07, Perhaps Caetana resisted a true marriage because she intended to become a beata, a lay religious woman. Melissa rated it liked it Aug 20, Patriarchy Confounded– Part II.
This brief reference suggests that we need to know more about the religious caetna system by which the women ordered their lives. No trivia or quizzes yet. The slave woman struggled to avoid an unwanted husband and the woman of privilege assumed a patriarch’s role to caetaana a family of her former slaves with the means for a free life.
Rebecca Andrews rated it it was ok Oct 23, Cambridge University Press, As the author demonstrates, two Catholic priests lived in Caetana’s household, and they must have influenced the slave woman’s religious formation.
Interesting explorations of two legal cases dealing with slavery in Brazil.
By Sandra Lauderdale Graham. Jun 05, Hanna rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Readers will appreciate the author’s vivid descriptions and analysis of typical Brazilian social customs and gender roles of the nineteenth century.
Caetana Says No: Women’s Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society by Sandra Lauderdale Graham
About Sandra Lauderdale Graham. Caetana is a much broader study than this summary suggests, and it reveals meticulous archival research into diverse types of documents. I tried cartana hard to read it line-by-line, but I found myself skipping parts.
Refresh and try again. I appreciate Graham’s micro view at such a large issue, and how straightforwardly each story is told This is NOT a good introductory book into the subject matter of slavery.
Lydia rated it really liked it May 05, Sep 13, Kate rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It was slow and had a lot of legal terms and such that were simply boring. View freely available titles: Through these small histories she casts new light on larger meanings of slave and free, female and male. I think these could have been published as detailed essays or articles rather than a book.
Daniel rated it liked it Apr 03, Joe Sessions 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 sas way to document them.
Women’s Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society.