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The Secret Eye: The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889 / Edition 1
     

The Secret Eye: The Journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, 1848-1889 / Edition 1

by Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, Virginia I. Burr, Nell Irvin Painter
 

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ISBN-10: 0807842737

ISBN-13: 9780807842737

Pub. Date: 03/30/1990

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

The journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, spanning the years from 1848 to 1889, is rare for its treatment of both the Civil War and postbellum years and for its candor and detail in treating these eras. Thomas, who was born to wealth and privilege and reared in the tradition of the southern belle, tells of the hard days of war and the poverty brought on by

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The journal of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas, spanning the years from 1848 to 1889, is rare for its treatment of both the Civil War and postbellum years and for its candor and detail in treating these eras. Thomas, who was born to wealth and privilege and reared in the tradition of the southern belle, tells of the hard days of war and the poverty brought on by emancipation and Reconstruction. Her entries illuminate experiences shared with thousands of other southern women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807842737
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
03/30/1990
Series:
Gender and American Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.39(d)

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