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Books Cited and Further Reading "Always a Handmaiden--Never a Bride"

Kathleen Brown, Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995)

Rhys Isaac, The Transformation of Virginia (New York: W.W. Norton, 1982)

Edmund Morgan, American Slavery American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia (New York: W.W. Norton, 1975)

Philip Morgan, Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1998)

Ivor Noel Hume, "Handmaiden to History," North Carolina Historical Review 41:2 (1964), pp. 215-225

Lorena Walsh, From Calabar to Carter's Grove: The History of a Virginia Slave Community (Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1999)

Mary Beaudry, ed., Documentary Archaeology in the New World (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988)

Barbara Little, ed., Text Aided Archaeology (Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1992)

Theodore Reinhart, ed., The Archaeology of the Seventeenth-Century Virginia (Richmond: Council of Virginia Archaeologists, 1993)

Theodore Reinhart, ed., The Archaeology of the Eighteenth-Century Virginia (Richmond: Council of Virginia Archaeologists, 1996)

Paul Shackel and Barbara Little, eds. Historical Archaeology of the Chesapeake (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994)

James Whittenburg, "But What Does It Mean?: A Historian's View of Historical Archaeology," Contributions to Anthropological Studies 3: Forgotten Places and Things: Archaeological Perspectives on American History (1983), pp. 49-54

James Whittenburg, "On Why Historians Have Failed to Recognize the Potential of Material Culture," American Archaeology VI No. 1 (1987), pp. 4-9

Anne Yentch, A Chesapeake Family and their Slaves: A Study in Historical Archaeology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994)

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