With Only a Trace: Same-Sex Sexual Violence on Slave Plantations in the United States, 1607-1861

Lecture Description

This lecture explores the question of same-sex desire and violence among enslaved men in the plantation South from 1607-1865. Drawing on a thin volume of archival records, this lecture also questions how historians evaluate evidence and the methods they employ in writing about the past.

CATEGORIES

Crime, Violence, Incarceration Slavery

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