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Bleeding borders : race, gender, and violence in pre-Civil War Kansas / Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel.

By: Oertel, Kristen Tegtmeier, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Conflicting worlds: Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2009Description: xi, 198 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780807133903 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807133906 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Kansas -- History -- 1854-1861 | Kansas -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Social conflict -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | Slavery -- Political aspects -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | Kansas -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | Sex role -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | Violence -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | Indians of North America -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century | Women, White -- Kansas -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 973.7/113
Contents:
"The two were soon pronounced one" : religious, economic, and sexual exchange in Indian Kansas -- Runaways, "Negro stealers," and "Border ruffians" : antislavery and proslavery ideologies in action -- "All women are called bad" : what makes a woman in bleeding Kansas? -- "Free sons" and "Myrmidons" : what makes a man in bleeding Kansas? -- "Don't you see Old Buck coming?" : miscegenation, whiteness, and the crisis of racial identity.
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F685 .O44 2009 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001940154

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-194) and index.

"The two were soon pronounced one" : religious, economic, and sexual exchange in Indian Kansas -- Runaways, "Negro stealers," and "Border ruffians" : antislavery and proslavery ideologies in action -- "All women are called bad" : what makes a woman in bleeding Kansas? -- "Free sons" and "Myrmidons" : what makes a man in bleeding Kansas? -- "Don't you see Old Buck coming?" : miscegenation, whiteness, and the crisis of racial identity.

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<p>A native of Kansas City, Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel is Mary Frances Barnard Associate Professor in Nineteenth-Century American History at the University of Tulsa.</p>

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