Society & Culture
Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica- Dr. Sasha Turner
The Auburn Avenue Research Library in collaboration with The Baton Foundation hosts Dr. Sasha Turner, Associate Professor of History at Quinnipiac University, discussing her latest publication, Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica.
Drawing on a wide range of sources, Contested Bodies yields a fresh account of how the end of the slave trade changed the bodily experiences of those enslaved in Jamaica.
Recorded on October 8, 2017
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