Unruly women : the politics of social and sexual control in the old South /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bynum, Victoria E. (Author)
Format: Online
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1992]
Series:Gender & American culture.
Civil rights and social justice.
Women and the law.
Online Access:HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice
HeinOnline Women and the Law
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Table of Contents:
  • Race, class, and gender in three Piedmont counties
  • White womanhood, black womanhood : ideals and realities in a Piedmont slaveholding society
  • The limits of paternalism : property, divorce, and domestic relations
  • Punishing deviant women : the state as patriarch
  • The struggle to survive : the lives of slave, free black, and poor white women during the Civil War
  • "The women is as bad as the men" : women's participation in the inner Civil War.