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Stephanie M.H. Camp

Stephanie M. Camp (March 27, 1968 – April 2, 2014) was an American feminist historian. Her book, Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South (2004), led to a new understanding of how female slaves resisted their captivity in the 1800s. The book won the Lillian Smith Book Award for New Voices in Non-Fiction and an Honorable Mention by the John Hope Franklin Prize; it was short-listed for the Washington State Book Award.