Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 1996 - 326 páginas
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize
Winner of the Avery Craven Prize
In the ante-bellum South, women from elite slaveholding families were raised to consider themselves not so much as "women" but as "ladi

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Crítica de los usuarios  - maura853 - LibraryThing

Excellent and very well-written research and scholarship. Says a few things that need to be said about the institution of slavery, and the true nature of the Confederacy. First of all, set aside any ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

I read this book because it won the 1997 Parkmqan Prize. It is the 22nd such winner I have read. The book is based on solid and extensive research in original materials. One has to conclude that ... Leer comentario completo

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Chapter
9
Chapter
30
Confederate Women and Slavery
53
Chapter Four
80
Chapter Five
114
Single Women Courtship and Desire
139
Reading and Writing
153
Women and Religion
179
Chapter Nine
196
Chapter
220
Chapter Eleven
234
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Drew Cilpin Faust is Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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