Gendered Strife and Confusion The Political Culture of Reconstruction

ISBN-10: 0252066006

ISBN-13: 9780252066009

Edition: 1997

Authors: Laura F. Edwards

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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 4/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Laura F. Edwards is the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University. Her book The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South was awarded the American Historical Association's 2009 Littleton–Griswold Prize for the best book in law and society and the Southern Historical Association's Charles Sydnor Prize for the best book in Southern history.

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