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Title:
The reconstruction of White Southern womanhood, 1865-1895
Author:
Censer, Jane Turner, 1951-
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Publication Information:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiii, 316 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Changing visions of womanhood -- Women and the new domesticity -- "What will be my own": women and property ownership -- Women and the old plantation -- Women in public: schoolteachers and benevolent women -- Becoming an author in the postwar South -- Women writing about the North and South.
ISBN:
9780807129074

9780807129210
Format :
Book

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Central Library HQ1438.S63 C45 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Researching the story of elite southern white women's successful quest for a measure of independence between antebellum strictures and the restored patriarchy of Jim Crow, this study shows how they rethought and rebuilt themselves during a brief but important period of relative freedom.


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