Beyond the Household: Women's Place in the Early South, 1700-1835 / Edition 1

Beyond the Household: Women's Place in the Early South, 1700-1835 / Edition 1

by Cynthia A. Kierner
     
 

Much has been written about the "southern lady," that pervasive and enduring icon of antebellum regional identity. But how did the lady get on her pedestal—and were the lives of white southern women always so different from those of their northern...See more details below

Overview

Much has been written about the "southern lady," that pervasive and enduring icon of antebellum regional identity. But how did the lady get on her pedestal—and were the lives of white southern women always so different from those of their northern...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801484629
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface
Introduction: Before the Pedestal1
1Women, Work, and Sensibility9
2Gender, Community, and Hierarchy36
3Revolution69
4Republicanism102
5Domesticity139
6Women's Spheres180
Conclusion: Patriarchy and Its Limits212
Notes219
Index287

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