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The free women of Petersburg : status and culture in a southern town, 1784-1860

Author: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1985, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Norton pbkView all editions and formats
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In this book, which has important implications for our vision of the female past, Suzanne Lebsock examines the question, Did the position of women in America deteriorate or improve in the first half  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Lebsock
ISBN: 0393952649 9780393952643
OCLC Number: 15012671
Notes: "An essay on sources: " p. [250]-260.
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 1985
Description: xx, 326 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: Petersburg: the setting --
The political economy of marriage --
Loopholes: separate estates --
Free women of color --
Women alone: property and personalism --
Women working --
Women together: organizations --
On feminism, slavery, and the experience of defeat.
Responsibility: Suzanne Lebsock.

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