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A Remembrance of Eden: Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel's Memories of a Frontier Plantation in Arkansas, 1849-1872
     

A Remembrance of Eden: Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel's Memories of a Frontier Plantation in Arkansas, 1849-1872

by Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel, Margaret Jones Bolsterli (Editor)
 

In her perceptive chronicle of everyday life on an Arkansas plantation, Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel sheds light on the plantation economy, medical practices, religion, slavery, and sex roles in the period from 1849 until Daniel's marriage in 1872. The work is a rich mixture of mundane details surrounded by momentous events, and Daniel's sure grasp of both

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In her perceptive chronicle of everyday life on an Arkansas plantation, Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel sheds light on the plantation economy, medical practices, religion, slavery, and sex roles in the period from 1849 until Daniel's marriage in 1872. The work is a rich mixture of mundane details surrounded by momentous events, and Daniel's sure grasp of both provides enjoyment and enlightenment for any reader.

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In 1929, at the request of her daughter, the 80-year old Daniel began writing down the memories of her childhood that she had been telling her children and grandchildren for almost 60 years. Editor Bolsterli (English, U. of Arkansas) introduces and annotates this family history and description of everyday life on an Arkansas plantation during the antebellum and postbellum periods. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557282903
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
06/01/1993
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.99(h) x 2.32(d)

Meet the Author


Margaret Jones Bolsterli is the author of Things You Need to Hear, Born in the Delta and During Wind and Rain and the editor of Vinegar Pie and Chicken Bread and A

Remembrance of Eden. She is professor emerita of English at the University of Arkansas.

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