Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Pantheon On Sale: February 12, 1984 Price: $16.00
This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave society before the Civil War. Drawing on the diaries, letters, and memoirs of hundreds of planter wives and daughters, Clinton sets before us in...
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