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Writing women's history : a tribute to Anne Firor Scott / edited by Elizabeth Anne Payne.

By: (32nd : Porter L. Fortune, Jr. History Symposium (32nd : 2007 : University of Mississippi).
Contributor(s): Payne, Elizabeth Anne, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Chancellor Porter L. Fortune Symposium in Southern History series: Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 231 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617031748; 1617031747; 1283245728; 9781283245722.Subject(s): Women -- United States -- History -- CongressesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Writing women's history.DDC classification: 305.40973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Anne Firor Scott's 'The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930' stirred a keen interest among historians in both the approach and message of her book. Using women's diaries, letters, and other personal documents, Scott brought to life southern women as wives and mothers, as members of their communities and churches, and as sometimes sassy but rarely passive agents. This book brings together chapters by scholars at the forefront of contemporary scholarship on American women's history, each regarding 'The Southern Lady' as having shaped her historical perspective and inspired her choice of topics in important ways.
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"Essays in this volume were originally presented at the Thirty-second Annual Porter L. Fortune Jr. History Symposium at the University of Mississippi"-

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Anne Firor Scott's 'The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830-1930' stirred a keen interest among historians in both the approach and message of her book. Using women's diaries, letters, and other personal documents, Scott brought to life southern women as wives and mothers, as members of their communities and churches, and as sometimes sassy but rarely passive agents. This book brings together chapters by scholars at the forefront of contemporary scholarship on American women's history, each regarding 'The Southern Lady' as having shaped her historical perspective and inspired her choice of topics in important ways.

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Elizabeth Anne Payne is professor of history at the University of Mississippi. She is author of Reform, Labor, and Feminism: Margaret Dreier Robins and the Women's Trade Union League and coeditor of vols. I and II of Mississippi Women: Their Histories, Their Lives.

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