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Author Keough, Willeen G., 1955-

Title The slender thread [electronic resource] : Irish women on the southern Avalon, 1750-1860 / by Willeen Keough.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2009, c2006.

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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition ACLS Humanities E-Book electronic edition.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
ACLS Gutenberg-e series
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ACLS Gutenberg-e series.
File Type Electronic text (HTML) and image data (JPG).
System Details Mode of access: Intranet.
Funding This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Note Caption title ; description based on screen of 2009-03-01.
Originally published by Gutenberg-e: www.gutenberg-e.org.
Thesis Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliography.
Access Access restricted to authorized subscribers only.
Contents 1. Picking up the thread : locating Irish Newfoundland women in the narrative of migration and settlement -- 2. The slender thread cast off : migration and reception in Newfoundland -- 3. Ciphering ciphers : tracing Irish women on the southern Avalon -- 4. "A good, hard-working stump of a girl" : Irish women's work and the construction of identity on the southern Avalon -- 5. "She made the cannonballs, and he fired them" : Irish Newfounland women and informal power in family and community-- 6. "Humbel" petitioners and "litigeous" lersons : southern Avalon women and encounters with formal justice-- 7. "Whilst grass grows or water run" : testation practices on the southern Avalon -- 8. "To fix [their] character ... in virtue and innocence" : the regulation of Irish women's sexuality on the southern Avalon -- 9. The "Other" woman -- 10. The slender thread cast on.
Subject Women immigrants -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- History -- 18th century.
Women immigrants -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- History -- 19th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Avalon Peninsula (N.L.) -- Emigration and immigration.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
Added Title Irish women on the southern Avalon, 1750-1860
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/
ISBN 9780231506939 (E-Book)

 
    
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