Masters of small worlds : yeoman households, gender relations, and the political culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country (eBook, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Masters of small worlds : yeoman households, gender relations, and the political culture of the Antebellum South Carolina Low Country

Author: Stephanie McCurry
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book examines the yeomanry in the South Carolina Low Country before the Civil War. It focuses on the relationship between the yeomanry - the small farmers - and the planters, with whom they had strong ideological ties. The book deals with gender and class issues as well.; This book is intended for those interested in Antebellum Southern US Society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCurry, Stephanie.
Masters of small worlds.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94016869
(OCoLC)30360765
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie McCurry
ISBN: 142376465X 9781423764656 1601298528 9781601298522 1280441291 9781280441295 6610441294 9780195072365 0195072367 9786610441297 9780199728121 0199728127
OCLC Number: 65219813
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Charles S. Sydnor Award for 1996! Winner of the Franklin Prize for the Best Book in American Studies, 1995!.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 320 pages) : map
Contents: Tables --
1. Boundaries of Power --
2. Producing Independence --
3. Unequal Masters --
4. ""Like a Great Family"": Nullification Revivals and the Making of Popular Religion in the Low Country --
5. ""Households of Faith"": Gender, Power, and Proslavery Christianity --
6. Slavery, Gender, and the ""Social Fabrick, "" --
7. Manly Resistance, Slavish Submission, and the Political Culture of the Low Country --
8. ""To Repel the Invaders at the Threshold"" --
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The book examines the yeomanry in the South Carolina Low Country before the Civil War. It focuses on the relationship between the yeomanry - the small farmers - and the planters, with whom they had  Read more...

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...of interest not only for the local matter of South Carolina, but as one test whether 'race, class, and gender' can (to adapt Marx on the Confederacy) make a history and not just a battle-cry. Read more...

 
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