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Mothers of Invention : Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War
by Drew Gilpin Faust


Overview - When Confederate men marched off to battle, southern women struggled with the new responsibilities of directing farms and plantations, providing for families, and supervising increasingly restive slaves. Drew Faust offers a compelling picture of the more than half-million women who belonged to the slaveholding families of the Confederacy during this period of acute crisis, when every part of these women's lives became vexed and uncertain.  Read more...

 
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Overview
When Confederate men marched off to battle, southern women struggled with the new responsibilities of directing farms and plantations, providing for families, and supervising increasingly restive slaves. Drew Faust offers a compelling picture of the more than half-million women who belonged to the slaveholding families of the Confederacy during this period of acute crisis, when every part of these women's lives became vexed and uncertain.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780807855737
  • ISBN-10: 0807855731
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: October 2004
  • Page Count: 326
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

Series: Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies

Related Categories

Books > History > United States - Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies

 
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