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The Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife's Tale.

By: Wilkie, Laurie A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2012Copyright date: ©2003Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (260 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780203821176.Subject(s): African American midwives -- Alabama -- Mobile -- Biography | African American mothers -- Social conditions | Motherhood -- United States -- History | Perryman, Lucrecia | Women slaves -- United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife's TaleDDC classification: 618.2008996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- The Archaeology of Mothering -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- 1. Why an Archaeology of Mothering? -- 2. The Perryman Family of Mobile -- Narrative Interlude I -- 3. African-American Mothering and Enslavement -- Narrative Interlude II -- 4. Mothering and Domesticity in Freedom: Ideology and Practice -- Narrative Interlude III -- 5. Midwifery as Mother's Work -- Narrative Interlude IV -- 6. To Mother or Not to Mother -- Narrative Interlude V -- 7. Midwifery and Scientific Mothering -- Narrative Interlude VI -- 8. Conclusions: The Many Ideologies of African-American Motherhood -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.
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Front Cover -- The Archaeology of Mothering -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Prologue -- 1. Why an Archaeology of Mothering? -- 2. The Perryman Family of Mobile -- Narrative Interlude I -- 3. African-American Mothering and Enslavement -- Narrative Interlude II -- 4. Mothering and Domesticity in Freedom: Ideology and Practice -- Narrative Interlude III -- 5. Midwifery as Mother's Work -- Narrative Interlude IV -- 6. To Mother or Not to Mother -- Narrative Interlude V -- 7. Midwifery and Scientific Mothering -- Narrative Interlude VI -- 8. Conclusions: The Many Ideologies of African-American Motherhood -- Bibliography -- Index.

Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.

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Laurie Wilkieis Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Creating Freedom(Louisana State University Press 2000) and Ethnicity, Community and Power(University of South Carolina Press 1994).

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