CONTROLLING IMAGES AND THE GENDER CONSTRUCTION OF ENSLAVED AFRICAN WOMEN

@article{Simms2001CONTROLLINGIA,
  title={CONTROLLING IMAGES AND THE GENDER CONSTRUCTION OF ENSLAVED AFRICAN WOMEN},
  author={R. S. Simms},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={879 - 897}
}
  • R. Simms
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • History, Sociology
  • Gender & Society
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