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Gender and the Southern Body Politic

Essays and Comments (Chancellor"s Symposium Series)

by Nancy Bercaw

  • 178 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. Political History,
  • Southern States,
  • U.S. Local History - Southern States,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History: American,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • Political aspects,
  • Sex role,
  • Social conditions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752625M
    ISBN 101578062578
    ISBN 109781578062577

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Proving that gender is a “useful category of analysis, ” feminist historians significantly challenge our understanding of the most hallowed subjects in southern history—the origins of slavery, Bacon's Rebellion, the Nullification crisis, the origins of the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Lost Cause, Populism, and Jim Crow.

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