Hudson on "Mammy Pleasant"

BOOK: Hudson on Mary Ellen Pleasant

Lynn M. Hudson, The Making of “Mammy Pleasant”: A Black Entrepreneur in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003. From University of Illinois Press: In The Making of “Mammy Pleasant,” Lynn M. Hudson examines the folklore of Mary Ellen Pleasant’s real and imagined powers. Addressing the lack of a historical record of black women’s lives, Hudson argues that the silences and mysteries of … Continue reading BOOK: Hudson on Mary Ellen Pleasant