Daina Ramey Berry
Daina Ramey Berry is an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and a specialist in the history of gender and slavery in the United States. She is the author of The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from the Womb to the Grave, in the Building of a Nation (2017) and Swing the Sickle for the Harvest Is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia (2007); editor-in-chief of Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia (2012), winner of the American Library Association's RUSA Outstanding Reference Source; and a coeditor, with Leslie Harris, of Slavery and Freedom in Savannah (2014).
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- Gender and Slavery in the United States
- Slavery and the Value of Human Chattels
- The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
- United States Slavery
- Urban Slavery in Savannah
Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave
Presented at the John W. Kluge Center, Library of Congress, July 2017. Recording courtesy Library of Congress.
“The Life and Achievements of Frederick Douglass”
Presented at the Byrne-Reed House in Austin, Texas, as part of “American Writing on the Civil War,” a teacher workshop sponsored by Humanities Texas. Recorded by Humanities Texas in February 2012.
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