The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860

The Free Women of Petersburg

Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860

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ISBN10: 0393952649 ISBN13: 9780393952643 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Oct 1 1985 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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In this book, which has important implications for our vision of thefemale past, Suzanne Lebsock examines the question, Did the position ofwomen in America deteriorate or improve in the first half of thenineteenth century?

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