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Dr Laura Sandy PhD

Senior Lecturer in the History of Slavery History

Publications

2020

The Overseers of Early American Slavery: Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise (Book)

Sandy, L. R. (2020). The Overseers of Early American Slavery: Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise. Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

2019

"Negro Thieves" and Abolitionists: Slave Stealing in Kentucky in the Civil War Era (Chapter)

Sandy, L. R. (2019). "Negro Thieves" and Abolitionists: Slave Stealing in Kentucky in the Civil War Era. In L. Sandy (Ed.), The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered: Negotiating the Peripheries (pp. 81-102). Abingdon: Routledge.

Introduction: Negotiating the Peripheries (Chapter)

Sandy, L. R., & Molloy, M. (2019). Introduction: Negotiating the Peripheries. In L. R. Sandy, & M. Molloy (Eds.), The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered: Negotiating the Peripheries (pp. 1-17). Abingdon: Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered Negotiating the Peripheries (Book)

Sandy, L. R., & Molloy, M. S. (2019). The Civil War and Slavery Reconsidered Negotiating the Peripheries. Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

2017

Slave owning overseers in eighteenth-century Virginia and South Carolina (Journal article)

Sandy, L. (2017). Slave owning overseers in eighteenth-century Virginia and South Carolina. Slavery & Abolition, 38(3), 459-474. doi:10.1080/0144039X.2017.1327097

DOI: 10.1080/0144039X.2017.1327097

2014

Divided Loyalties in a “Predatory War”: Plantation Overseers and Slavery during the American Revolution (Journal article)

Sandy, L. (2014). Divided Loyalties in a “Predatory War”: Plantation Overseers and Slavery during the American Revolution. Journal of American Studies, 48(2), 357-392. doi:10.1017/s0021875813001424

DOI: 10.1017/s0021875813001424

2012

Homemakers, Supervisors, and Peach Stealing Bitches: the role of overseers' wives on slave plantations in eighteenth-century Virginia and South Carolina (Journal article)

Sandy, L. (2012). Homemakers, Supervisors, and Peach Stealing Bitches: the role of overseers' wives on slave plantations in eighteenth-century Virginia and South Carolina. Women's History Review, 21(3), 473-494. doi:10.1080/09612025.2012.661157

DOI: 10.1080/09612025.2012.661157

Supervisors of Small Worlds: The Role of Overseers on Colonial South Carolina Slave Plantations (Journal article)

Sandy, L. (2012). Supervisors of Small Worlds: The Role of Overseers on Colonial South Carolina Slave Plantations. Journal of Early American History, 2(2), 178-210. doi:10.1163/187707012x649585

DOI: 10.1163/187707012x649585

2009

Mary- Anne Schad and Mrs Brown: Overseers Wives in Colonial South Carolina (Chapter)

Sandy, L. R. (2009). Mary- Anne Schad and Mrs Brown: Overseers Wives in Colonial South Carolina. In South Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1 (pp. 60-78). Athens: University of Georgia Press.

Mrs Shad and Mrs Brown: Overseers Wives and their Roles on Slave Plantations in 18th Century South Carolina (Chapter)

Sandy, L. R. (2009). Mrs Shad and Mrs Brown: Overseers Wives and their Roles on Slave Plantations in 18th Century South Carolina. In M. Spruill (Ed.), South Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times (pp. 60-78). Athens: University of Georgia Press.