Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies

Women s Life and Work in the Southern Colonies In the words of Arthur Schlesinger Sr it is an important contribution to social history to which students will constantly turn

  • Title: Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies
  • Author: Julia Cherry Spruill Anne Firor Scott
  • ISBN: 9780393317589
  • Page: 434
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the words of Arthur Schlesinger, Sr it is an important contribution to social history to which students will constantly turn.

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    1. I saw many references to this work when I was trying to find out more about the women who came to Jamestown as "tobacco brides" (men paid in tobacco for their passage before marrying them). In a 1997 introduction, Anne Firor Scott explains the significance of this book published in 1938. The fact that the author was not recognized as an historian until late in life and after her death echos one of the themes of the book (and so many books about women). It was interesting to read that in spite of [...]

    2. Excellent study of Colonial Lives of women. This book is used as study material for Colonial Williamsburg.

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