Southern Single Blessedness

Southern Single Blessedness : Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800-1865

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The engaging lives of single women led, in spite of (or perhaps because of) their "spinsterhood"show more

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  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 567g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252030117
  • 9780252030116

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"Carter's study fills an important void. She is undoubtedly right that the South's single women found fulfillment in service to their society and families. But surely too, in being put to such good uses, they often felt sadly and sorely used."--Journal of the Early Republicshow more

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