This second of two volumes continues the exploration of the history of Virginia women through the lives of exemplary and remarkable individuals. Seventeen essays written by established and emerging scholars recover the stories and voices of a diverse group of women, from the transition from slavery to freedom in the period following the Civil War through the struggle to secure rights for gay and lesbian women in the late twentieth century. Placing their subjects in their larger historical contexts, the authors show how the experiences of Virginia women varied by race, class, age, and marital status, and also across both space and time.
Some essays examine the lives of well-known women
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|Size: ||12.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||University of Georgia Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007757404 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|