The Civil War as a Crisis of Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860–1890

TitleThe Civil War as a Crisis of Gender: Augusta, Georgia, 1860–1890
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsWhites, LeeAnn
Number of Pages277
PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
CityAthens
Abstract

Drawing on primary sources from private family papers to census data, Whites discusses gender concepts and constructions in antebellum Augusta, Georgia. Some topics include female kin networks, women's volunteer organizations, class and race divisions, and the postwar employment of white women and children in industry. 

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