"By hard labour and close economy" : Virginia planters go to work -- Keeping up appearances : a crisis of status in Virginia's postwar plantation households -- "For our mutual protection and advancement" : planter families in Virginia's postbellum voluntary organizations -- Baring Virginia's bosom for political gain : politicians, manhood, and debt -- Abandoning the homestead : how the next generation embraced a new South.
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