By Sylvia Tamale
A groundbreaking e-book, obtainable yet scholarly, via African activists. It uses research, lifestyles tales, and inventive expression—including essays, case experiences, poetry, information clips, songs, fiction, memoirs, letters, interviews, brief movie scripts, and photographs—to study dominant and deviant sexualities and examine the intersections among intercourse, energy, masculinities, and femininities. It also opens an area, relatively for teens, to consider African sexualities in numerous methods.
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Friedman, The Enclosed Garden: Women and Community in the Evangelical South, 1830-1900 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985). 40. : The Reprint Company, 1972), p. 6. For an outstanding treatment of the environmental history of the Low Country, see Peter A. Coclanis, Shadow of A Dream: Economic Life and Death in the South Carolina Low Country, 1670—1920 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989), pp. 27-47. 41. Drayton, A View of South Carolina, pp. 6—16, esp. p. 7; William Gilmore Simms, The Geography of South Carolina (Charleston: Babcock, 1843), pp.
But even in coastal districts, pine land bordered swamp, leaving distances of as little as two miles between the two. After a particularly devastating cholera outbreak on his Savannah River rice plantation in 1854, Louis Manigault determined to buy some land nearby in the healthier "piney woods" to use as cholera camps. To illustrate the proximity of the camps, he drew his father a map that graphically depicted the complexity of the lowcountry terrain in a way a government soil map never could.
According to Robert Mills, the best land in Beaufort, although assessed at $26 per acre, commanded $50 to $60 per acre in the market in 1826. See Mills, Statistics of South Carolina, pp. 372, 209. 49. The assessed value of land owned by yeoman farmers was calculated from the 385 individual tax returns collected for St. Peter's Parish in 1824. " Once cleared, "well drained and banked," they sustained the Low Country's signature crops: rice and long-staple or sea-island cotton. In 1824 those tidal swamp lands were, at least in St.