The Archaeology of Mothering: An African-American Midwife's Tale / Edition 1

The Archaeology of Mothering: An African-American Midwife's Tale / Edition 1

by Laurie A. Wilkie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415945704

ISBN-13: 9780415945707

Pub. Date: 09/18/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.

Overview

Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415945707
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/18/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
483,994
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgements
Prologue
1. Why an Archaeology of Mothering?
2. The Perryman Family of Mobile
Narrative Interlude: Editor's Note / Georgia Thompson
3. African American Mothering and Enslavement
Narrative Interlude: Marsoline Collins
4. Mothering and Domesticity in Freedom: Ideology and Practice
Narrative Interlude: Christine Freeman
5. Midwifery as Mother's Work
Narrative Interlude: Olive Johnson
6. To Mother or Not to Mother
Narrative Interlude: Liza Peter and Molly Givens
7. Midwifery and Scientific Mothering
Narrative Interlude
8. Conclusions: The Many Ideologies of African-American Motherhood
Bibliography

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