A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier / Edition 1

A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier / Edition 1

by Joan E. Cashin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801849640

ISBN-13: 9780801849640

Pub. Date: 10/01/1994

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

'A Family Venture explores a great unwritten chapter of the American past. Sensitive to questions of gender, race, and class, yet free of jargon Cashin's work provides a scholarly and accessible portrait of the southern frontier. Her splendid research and vivid prose provide a compelling volume. This terrific book deserves a wide audience and will surely spark a…  See more details below

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'A Family Venture explores a great unwritten chapter of the American past. Sensitive to questions of gender, race, and class, yet free of jargon Cashin's work provides a scholarly and accessible portrait of the southern frontier. Her splendid research and vivid prose provide a compelling volume. This terrific book deserves a wide audience and will surely spark a stampede of future studies on this exciting new historical frontier.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801849640
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1.The Ties of Nature: The Planter Family in the Seaboard9
2.In Search of Manly Independence: The Migration Decision32
3.A New World: Journey and Settlement53
4.A Little More of This World's Goods: Family, Kinship, and Economics78
5.To Live Like Fighting Cocks: Independence, Sex Roles, and Slavery99
Conclusion119
A Note on the Tables122
Tables126
Notes144
Index195

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