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Author Wood, Kirsten E.

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

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  975.03 W85m 2004    ---  Available
Description xiii, 281 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Gender & American culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-266) and index.
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!
Subject Slaveholders -- Southern States -- History.
Widows -- Southern States -- Social conditions.
Widows -- Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Slavery -- Southern States -- History.
Widowhood -- Southern States -- History.
Sex role -- Southern States -- History.
Plantation life -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Social conditions.
Southern States -- Race relations.
ISBN 0807828599 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807855286 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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