The Resource Confederate women and yankee men, Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, Drew Gilpin Faust, (ebook)

Confederate women and yankee men, Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, Drew Gilpin Faust, (ebook)

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Confederate women and yankee men, Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War
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Confederate women and yankee men
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Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War
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Drew Gilpin Faust
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eng
Summary
When Confederate men marched off to battle, southern women struggled with the new responsibilities of directing farms and plantations, providing for families, and supervising increasingly restive slaves. Drew Gilpin Faust offers a compelling picture of the more than half-million women who belonged to the slaveholding families of the Confederacy during this period of acute crisis, when every part of these women's lives became vexed and uncertain. In this UNC Press Short, excerpted from Mother's of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, Drew Gilpin Faust explores the legendary hostility of Confederate women toward Yankee soldiers. From daily acts of belligerence to murder and espionage, these women struggled not only with the Yankee enemy in their midst but with the genteel ideal of white womanhood that was at odds with their wartime acts of resistance
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Midwest
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Faust, Drew Gilpin
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non fiction
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  • Women's studies
  • Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Confederate women and yankee men, Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, Drew Gilpin Faust, (ebook)
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9780807838525
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MWT11711610
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remote
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11711610
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MWT11711610
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Confederate women and yankee men, Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, Drew Gilpin Faust, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807838525
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11711610
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711610
System control number
MWT11711610
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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