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Author Dunaway, Wilma A
Title Women, work, and family in the antebellum mountain South / Wilma A. Dunaway
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  305.48 D91 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101312539
Descript xiv, 301 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-293) and index
Introduction -- No gendered sisterhood : ethnic and religious conflict among Euroamerican women -- Not a shared patriarchal space : imperialism, racism, and cultural persistence of indigenous Appalachian women -- Not a shared sisterhood of subordination : racism, slavery, and resistance by Black Appalachian females -- Not even sisters among their own kind : the centrality of class divisions among Appalachian women -- The myth of male farming and women's agricultural labor -- The myth of separate spheres and women's nonagricultural labor -- Family as privilege : public regulation of non-patriarchal households -- Motherhood as privilege : patriarchal intervention into women's reproductive labors
Subject Women -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social conditions
Poor women -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
Minority women -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
Women -- Employment -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
Sex role -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
Family policy -- Appalachian Region, Southern -- History
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