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Author Morsman, Amy Feely, 1972-

Title The big house after slavery [electronic resource] : Virginia plantation families and their postbellum domestic experiment / Amy Feely Morsman.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 276 p. : ill.
Series Nation divided
Nation divided.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Plantation life -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Plantation owners -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Families -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Man-woman relationships -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Marriage -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Virginia -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Virginia -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813930030 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813930081 (electronic bk.)
9780813930084 (electronic bk.)

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