Plantation Life in Texas book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Filed under: Plantation life -- Alabama -- History -- 19th centure -- Juvenile literature Aunt Sally, or, The Cross the Way of Freedom: A Narrative of the Slave-Life and Purchase of the Mother of Rev. Isaac Williams of Detroit, Michigan (Cincinnati: American Reform Tract and Book Society, ), by Isaac Williams (illustrated HTML and TEI at UNC). I toured the Laura House Plantation in Louisiana and was interested in the St. Louis connection since I live near there. The tour guide said that Laura Gore wrote about plantation life after Gone with the Wind was released because her life on the planation was not like Scarlet O'Hara's. It is a very interesting first hand account of planation by: 4. Plantation Life Plantations had been used with great effect long before the Europeans settled in the Americas. Sugar cane plantations, for example, had thrived around the Mediterranean in the late Middle Ages, supplying an expensive sweetener for Europe's élites.
The Slave Community: Plantation Life In the Antebellum South by John W. Blassingame (Oxford U. Press ) (). This well-researched volume documents all aspects of life for the plantation slave before the Civil War. My rating: 7/10, finished /5. Books with the subject: Plantation Life. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity at this site. Life on a Southern Plantation, Return of a Fugitive Slave, Charge of the Light Brigade, Livingstone Discovers Victoria Falls, Andrew Carnegie Becomes a Capitalist, Slave Auction, Good Manners for Young Ladies, The Trial of Andrew Johnson, The Ku Klux Klan, Building the Brooklyn Bridge, Filed under: Plantation life -- North Carolina. The Old Plantation: How We Lived in Great House and Cabin Before the War, by James B. Avirett (HTML and TEI at UNC) A Grandmother's Recollection of Dixie, by Mary Norcott Bryan (illustrated HTML and TEI at UNC) Filed under: Plantation life -- .
Plantation life -- Mississippi -- History Filed under: Plantation life -- Mississippi -- History -- 19th century Biography of a Slave: Being The Experiences Of Rev. Charles Thompson, A Preacher of the United Brethren Church, While a Slave in the South, Together With Startling Occurrences Incidental To Slave Life (), by Charles Thompson. Filed under: Plantation life -- Georgia -- History -- 19th century Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation, , by Fanny Kemble (Gutenberg text) Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in (New York: Harper and brothers, ), . (shelved 1 time as plantation-slavery) avg rating — , ratings — published A Day in the Life of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello From the folks at Monticello a fascinating slice of plantation life. Thomas Jefferson was a very reluctant politician and couldn't wait to retire to his plantation. But with all the work to be done, it's a wonder he didn't want to stay in the White House.