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Over the threshold : intimate violence in early America
Over the threshold : intimate violence in early America
Daniels, Christine, 1953-
Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, 1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 296 pages : map ; 24 cm
Intimate violence now and then / Christine Daniels -- Personal violence in a "peaceable kingdom" : Pennsylvania, 1682-1801 / G.S. Rowe and Jack D. Marietta -- Governing the passions : the eighteenth century quest for domestic harmony in Philadelphia's middle-class households / Jacquelyn C. Miller -- Spousal murder in northern New England, 1776-1865 / Randolph A. Roth -- "My mind is to drown you and leave you behind" : "Omie Wise", intimate violence, and masculinity / Edward E. Baptist -- "He murdered her because he loved her" " Passion, masculinity, and intimate homicide in antebellum America / Ed Hatton -- "A new home" for whom? : Caroline Kirkland exposes domestic abuse on the Michigan frontier / Jenifer Banks -- Keeping the peace : domestic assault and private prosecution in antebellum Baltimore / Stephanie Cole -- "Unnatural mothers" : infanticide, motherhood, and class in the mid-Atlantic, 1730-1830 / Merril D. Smith -- Laying claim to Elizabeth Shoemaker : family violence on Baltimore's waterfront, 1808-1812 / James D. Rice -- Domestic violence : manners, class, and abuse in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy / Jeffrey H. Richards -- "As if there was not master or woman in the land" : gender, dependency, and household violence in Virginia, 1646-1720 / Terri L. Snyder -- Theater of terror : domestic violence in Thomas Thistlewood's Jamaica, 1750-1786 / Trevor Burnard -- "I have got the gun and will do as I please with her" : African-Americans and violence in Maryland, 1782-1830 / T. Stephen Whitman -- Within the slave cabin : violence in Mississippi slave families / Christopher Morris.

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