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All things altered : women in the wake of Civil War and Reconstruction

Author: Marilyn Mayer Culpepper
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few readers of Gone with the Wind are unmoved by Scarlett O'Hara's struggle to rebuild Tara after the Civil War. Yet the stories of real women eclipse Margaret Mitchell's tale with powerful truths of their battle for postwar survival. All Things Altered begins with an overview of Southern women's lives from war's end through Reconstruction. Next the book offers lengthy excerpts from the letters and diaries of five  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer.
All things altered.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2002
(OCoLC)654718349
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Mayer Culpepper
ISBN: 0786413395 9780786413393
OCLC Number: 49936008
Description: ix, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Many Voices --
The Long War Ends --
Gloomy Prospects Ahead --
A World Rife with Changes --
Help Wanted --
The Rocky Road to Reconciliation --
The Radicals and Reconstruction --
Coping with a World Out of Control --
New Dimensions for Women --
Five Women --
Susan Darden: Life in Postwar Mississippi --
Virginia Smith Aiken: "A New Order of Things" --
Anna Logan: From Affluence to Desperation --
Jo Gillis: Preacher's Wife --
Sally Perry: Plaintive Cries of Pain.
Responsibility: Marilyn Mayer Culpepper.

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This work examines the problems that Southern women faced during the Reconstruction Era as mothers, wives, daughters or sisters of men burdened with financial difficulties and Republicanism. Specific  Read more...

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