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The Resource Masterful women : slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War, Kirsten E. Wood

Masterful women : slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War, Kirsten E. Wood

Label
Masterful women : slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War
Title
Masterful women
Title remainder
slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Kirsten E. Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Many early-19th-century slaveholders considered themselves "masters" not only over slaves, but also over the institutions of marriage and family. This privilege was generally reserved for white males. But as many as one in ten slaveholders was a widow, and as this book demonstrates, slaveholding widows developed their own version of mastery
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Kirsten E
Dewey number
975.0308621
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E443
LC item number
.W666 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Gender & American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaveholders
  • Widows
  • Widows
  • Slavery
  • Widowhood
  • Sex role
  • Plantation life
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Slaveholders
  • Propriétaires d'esclaves
  • Veuves
  • Veuves
  • Esclavage
  • Veuvage
  • Rôle selon le sexe
  • Vie dans les plantations
  • États-Unis (Sud)
  • États-Unis (Sud)
  • États-Unis (Sud)
  • HISTORY
  • Plantation life
  • Race relations
  • Sex role
  • Slaveholders
  • Slavery
  • Social conditions
  • Widowhood
  • Widows
  • Widows
  • Southern States
  • Weduwen
  • Slavenhouders
Label
Masterful women : slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War, Kirsten E. Wood
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The management of Negroes -- The strongest ties that bind poor mortals -- A very public road -- The leading men and women -- Worried in body and vexed in heart -- What will become of us!
Control code
ocm57706673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57706673
  • (OCoLC)57706673
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Masterful women : slaveholding widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War, Kirsten E. Wood
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The management of Negroes -- The strongest ties that bind poor mortals -- A very public road -- The leading men and women -- Worried in body and vexed in heart -- What will become of us!
Control code
ocm57706673
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807863770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57706673
  • (OCoLC)57706673
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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