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We Have Raised All of You: Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835

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White, black, and Native American women in the early South often viewed motherhood as a composite of roles, ranging from teacher and nurse to farmer and politician. Within a multicultural landscape, mothers drew advice and consolation from female networks, broader intellectual currents, and an understanding of their own multifaceted identities to devise their own standards

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Hardcover, 346 pages
Published November 4th 2013 by Louisiana State University Press
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A really good text about motherhood in Native, White, and African American (Black, as per the authors) in the south. I picked this up to look specifically at the Native context, but read through the entire book in a few days.
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Katy Simpson Smith attended Mount Holyoke College and received a PhD in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She has been working as an Adjunct Professor at Tulane University and is the author of We Have Raised All of You: Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835. Her debut novel, The Story of Land and Sea, was published by Harper ...more

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