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6 edition of Masterful Women found in the catalog.

Masterful Women

Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War (Gender and American Culture)

by Kirsten E. Wood

  • 12 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Sociology,
  • Slaveholders,
  • Social Science,
  • Widows,
  • USA,
  • Southern States,
  • Gender Studies,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History-United States - State & Local - South,
  • Sex role,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Social Science-Gender Studies,
  • History,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972924M
    ISBN 100807855286
    ISBN 109780807855287

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