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Gender matters : Civil War, Reconstruction, and the making of the new South

Whites, LeeAnn

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  • Creator LeeAnn Whites
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781403963116, 1403963118, 9781403963123, 1403963126
  • OCLC ocm56752116


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-233) and index.


  • Pt. I. Civil War and Reconstruction : turning the household inside out -- 1. The Civil War as a crisis in gender -- 2. Strong minds and strong hearts : the Ladies National League and the Civil War as an intragender war -- 3. "A rebel though she be" : gender and Missouri's war of the households -- 4. Home guards and home traitors : loyalty and prostitution in Civil War St. Louis -- 5. "Stand by your man" : the Ladies Memorial Association and the reconstruction of southern white manhood -- 6. "You can't change history by moving a rock" : gender, race, and the cultural politics of Confederate memorialization -- Pt. II. Gender, race, and class in the making of the new South -- 7. Paternalism and protest in Augusta's cotton mills : what's gender got to do with it? -- 8. The De Graffenried controversy : class, race, and gender in the new South -- 9. Rebecca Latimer Felton and the problem of protection in the new South -- 10. Rebecca Latimer Felton and the wife's farm : the class and racial politics of gender reform -- 11. Love, hate, rape, lynching : Rebecca Latimer Felton and the gender politics of racial violence
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