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Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date March 1, 1985
Pages 432
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465037568
ISBN-10 0465037569
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.95
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An historical study of the roles of Black women examines the weight of racial prejudice and sexual discrimination on the dual responsibilities of Black women as bread winners and guardians of family and community stability
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from Basic Books (March 1, 1985)
9780465037568 | details & prices | 432 pages | List price $25.95
About: An historical study of the roles of Black women examines the weight of racial prejudice and sexual discrimination on the dual responsibilities of Black women as bread winners and guardians of family and community stability
Paperback
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Rev upd edition from Basic Books (December 29, 2009); titled "Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family, from Slavery to the Present"
9780465018819 | details & prices | 440 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $18.95
About: The forces that shaped the institution of slavery in the American South endured, albeit in altered form, long after slavery was abolished.
from Vintage Books (August 1, 1986)
9780394745367 | details & prices | 432 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $15.00
About: An historical study of the roles of Black women examines the weight of racial prejudice and sexual discrimination on the dual responsibilities of Black women as bread winners and guardians of family and community stability

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