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Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies

Spruill, Julia Cherry

Published by University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N. C., 1938
Condition: Very Good - Fine Hardcover
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viii, 426 pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, I. Women Wanted; II. From Hut to Mansion; III. "In the Increasing Way"; IV. Housewives and Their Helpers; V. Pleasures and Pastimes; VI. Wardrobe and Toilet; VII. Courtship and Marriage-Making; VIII. "Conjugal Felicity" and Domestic Discord; IX. The Schooling of Girls; X. The Lady's Library; XI. Participation in Public Affairs; XII. Professional Occupations; XIII. Shopkeepers and Artisans; XIV. Tavern Hostesses and Planters; XV. Crimes and Punishments; XVI. Under the Law; extensive bibliography of primary sources, index. First Edition, 1938. "Gathered chiefly from contemporary records, the subject of this book is the life and status of women in the English colonies of the South. The purpose is to find out as much as possible about the everyday life of women, their function in the settlement of colonies, their homes and domestic occupations, their social life and recreations, the aims and methods of their education, their participation in affairs outside the home, and the manner in which they were regarded by the law and by society in general." from the preface. Clipped 1"x4" top fore-edge corner title page with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and illustrated endpapers. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001257

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Title: Women's Life and Work in the Southern ...

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N. C.

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good - Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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