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Natural Allies, based on painstaking research begun more than 30 years ago when Anne Frior Scott was preparing her now-classic The Southern Lady, is clear and highly readable. It will appeal not only to historians and sociologists but also to anyone working with or studying voluntary organizations.
 
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by University of Illinois Press (first published 1991)
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Anne Firor Scott, a pioneer historian of American women, was W. K. Boyd Professor Emerita of History at Duke University. Scott joined Duke's history department in 1961 on a visiting appointment. Nineteen years later she was named William K. Boyd Professor of History and appointed chair of the department. Professor Scott was the first woman to chair the Duke history department, and was also the fir ...more