Neither Lady Nor Slave
Working Women of the Old SoutheBook - 2002
These 13 essays illuminate women's involvement in the southern market economy in all its diversity and explore the lives of a wide range of women - nuns and prostitutes, iron workers and basket weavers, teachers and domestic servants - in urban and rural settings across the antebellum South.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, , ©2002
Branch Call Number: 305.4097 Ne
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 324 pages)
Alternative Title: Working women of the Old South
From Library Staff
Plantations are not the South's whole story. What about the women--black, white, Indian, and mixed--who, though not enslaved, worked many hard days, often raising families and contributing to their communities?
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