A Family Venture : Men and Women on the Southern Frontier
By: Cashin, Joan E.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992Description: 1 online resource (217 p.).ISBN: 9781601296955.Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life | Migration, Internal | Plantation life | Plantation life - Southern States - History - 19th century | Plantation ownersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Family Venture : Men and Women on the Southern FrontierDDC classification: 975/.03 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Introduction; 1. The Ties of Nature: The Planter Family in the Seaboard; 2. In Search of Manly Independence: The Migration Decision; 3. A New World: Journey and Settlement; 4. A Little More of This World''s Goods: Family, Kinship, and Economics; 5. To Live Like Fighting Cocks: Independence, Sex Roles, and Slavery; Conclusion; A Note on the Tables; Tables; Notes; Index
This social history examines the westward migration of US farming families from the southern seaboard in the years before the American Civil War.
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