Mama Learned Us to Wor...
Mama Learned Us to Work: Farm Women in the New South
by Lu Ann Jones
Farm women of the twentieth-century South have been portrayed as oppressed, worn out, and isolated. Lu Ann Jones tells quite a different story in "Mama Learned Us to Work." Building upon evocative oral histories, she encourages us to understand these women as consumers, producers, and agents of economic and cultural change. As consumers, farm women bargained with peddlers...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published September 16th 2002 by University of North Carolina Press
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