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    Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies) (Paperback) By (author) Drew Gilpin Faust

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    DescriptionWhen Confederate men marched off to battle, southern women struggled with the new responsibilities of directing farms and plantations, providing for families, and supervising increasingly restive slaves. Drew Faust offers a compellilng picture of the more than half-million women who belonged to the slaveholding families of the Confederacy during this period of acute crisis, when every part of these women's lives became vexed and uncertain. Faust chronicles the clash of the old and the new within a group that was at once beneficiary and victim of the social order of the Old South.


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    Title
    Mothers of Invention
    Subtitle
    Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Drew Gilpin Faust
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 326
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780807855737
    ISBN 10: 0807855731
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1, HBJK
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE, CHRN/LATE18, APPR/AWARD
    BIC subject category V2: HBWJ
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SOUTH, TOPC/CIVLWR
    LC classification: E
    Libri: I-HS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036050
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    BISAC V2.8: SOC028000
    DC21: 973.7082
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC22: 973.715042, 973.7'15042
    Thema V1.0: JBSF1, NHWR3, NHWR, NHK
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Imprint name
    The University of North Carolina Press
    Publication date
    25 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Chapel Hill
    Author Information
    Drew Gilpin Faust is Lincoln Professor of History and Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. Her books include Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War and The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South.
    Review quote
    "A remarkable portrait of upper-class Confederate women's wartime experience." - New York Review of Books"