Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)

Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War (Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)

Drew Gilpin Faust


whilst accomplice males marched off to conflict, southern ladies struggled with the recent obligations of directing farms and plantations, supplying for households, and supervising more and more restive slaves. Drew Faust deals a compelling photo of the greater than half-million ladies who belonged to the slaveholding households of the Confederacy in this interval of acute concern, whilst the whole lot of those women's lives turned vexed and uncertain.

Show sample text content

Download sample