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Alabama women : their lives and times

Author: Susan Youngblood Ashmore; Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrates women's histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such subjects as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Youngblood Ashmore; Lisa Lindquist Dorr
ISBN: 0820350788 0820350796 9780820350776 082035077X 9780820350783 9780820350790
OCLC Number: 992794495
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 364 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: The indomitable women of the Creek Removal Era: "Some one must have told her that I meant to run away with her" / Christopher D. Haveman --
Augusta Evans Wilson: America's forgotten best-selling author / Susan E. Reynolds --
The Townsend family: African American female "voice" and interracial ties / Sharony Green --
The enslaved women surgical patients of J. Marion Sims in antebellum Alabama: sisterhood of shared suffering / Harriet E. Amos Doss --
Maria Fearing: domestic adventurer / Kimberly D. Hill --
Julia S. Tutwiler: the burdens of paternalism and race / Paul M. Pruitt Jr. --
Margaret Murray Washington: a southern reformer and the Black Women's Club Movement / Sheena Harris --
Pattie Ruffner Jacobs: personal anxiety, political triumph / Wayne Flynt and Marlene Hunt Rikard --
Ida E. Brandon Mathis: the one-crop system and the limits of progressive economic reform / Rebecca S. Montgomery --
Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald and Sara Martin Mayfield: "Alabama modern" / Rebecca Cawood McIntyre --
Ruby Pickens Tartt: composing a new score / Tina Jones --
Bess Bolden Walcott: a legacy of women's leadership at Tuskegee Institute / Caroline Gebhard --
Lebanese, Italian, and Slavic immigrant women in metropolitan Birmingham: "Just mud roads" / Staci Glover --
Margaret Charles Smith: lessons from midwifery / Jenny M. Luke --
Virginia Foster Durr: "The liberation of pure white southern womanhood" / Patricia Sullivan --
Rosa Parks: "I don't know whether I could have been more effective ... in the South than I am here in Detroit" / Jeanne Theoharis --
Lurleen Burns Wallace: making her way in Wallace country / Susan Youngblood Ashmore --
Harper Lee: To kill a mockingbird and "a good woman's words" / Nancy Grisham Anderson.
Series Title: Southern women (Athens, Ga.)
Responsibility: edited by Susan Youngblood Ashmore and Lisa Lindquist Dorr.

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