Emma Spaulding Bryant: Civil War Bride, Carpetbagger's Wife, Ardent Feminist: Letters 1860-1900

Emma Spaulding Bryant: Civil War Bride, Carpetbagger's Wife, Ardent Feminist: Letters 1860-1900

by Ruth Currie, Ruth Douglas Currie
     
 

It couldn't have been easy being married to John Emory Bryant, a radical white carpetbagger from Maine on an aggressive mission to "Northernize" the South and bring about civil rights for black men. Through the course of her marriage, Emma Bryant helped her controversial husband in his work, developed self- sufficiency in the face of hardship and separations, and… See more details below

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It couldn't have been easy being married to John Emory Bryant, a radical white carpetbagger from Maine on an aggressive mission to "Northernize" the South and bring about civil rights for black men. Through the course of her marriage, Emma Bryant helped her controversial husband in his work, developed self- sufficiency in the face of hardship and separations, and became a profound thinker in her own right, coaching John's understanding of "the woman question." The volume amounts to a socio-political biography and a 40-year love story; it includes selected letters between the spouses as well as portions of diaries and journals kept by both from 1866 until John's death, in 1900. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823222735
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Reconstructing America Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)

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