Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times Beverly Greene Bond

ISBN: 9780820337432

Published: July 1st 2015

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432 pages


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Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times  by  Beverly Greene Bond

Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times by Beverly Greene Bond
July 1st 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 432 pages | ISBN: 9780820337432 | 8.16 Mb

The second volume of Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times contains sixteen essays on Tennessee women in the forefront of the political, economic, and cultural history of the state and assesses the national and sometimes international scope of theirMoreThe second volume of Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times contains sixteen essays on Tennessee women in the forefront of the political, economic, and cultural history of the state and assesses the national and sometimes international scope of their influence.

The essays examine women’s lives in the broad sweep of nineteenth- and twentieth-century history in Tennessee and reenvision the state’s past by placing them at the center of the historical stage and examining their experiences in relation to significant events.

Together, volumes 1 and 2 cover women’s activities from the early 1700s to the late 1900s.Volume 2 looks at antebellum issues of gender, race, and class- the impact of the Civil War on women’s lives- parades and public celebrations as venues for displaying and challenging gender ideals- female activism on racial and gender issues- the impact of state legislation on marital rights- and the place of women in particular religious organizations.

Together these essays reorient our views of women as agents of change in Tennessee history.Contributors: Beverly Greene Bond on African American women and slavery in Tennessee- Zanice Bond on Mildred Bond Roxborough and the NAACP- Frances Wright Breland on women’s marital rights after the 1913 Married Women’s Property Rights Act- Margaret Caffrey on Lide Meriwether- Gary T.

Edwards on antebellum female plainfolk- Sarah Wilkerson Freeman on Tennessee’s audacious white feminists, 1825–1910- M. Sharon Herbers on Lilian Wyckoff Johnson’s legacy- Laura Mammina on Union soldiers and Confederate women in Middle Tennessee- Ann Youngblood Mulhearn on women, faith, and social justice in Memphis, 1950–1968- Kelli B.

Nelson on East Tennessee United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1914–1931- Russell Olwell on the “Secret City” women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during World War II- Mary Ellen Pethel on education and activism in Nashville’s African American community, 1870–1940- Cynthia Sadler on Memphis Mardi Gras, Cotton Carnival, and Cotton Makers’ Jubilee- Sarah L.

Silkey on Ida B. Wells- Antoinette G. van Zelm on women, emancipation, and freedom celebrations- Elton H. Weaver III on Church of God in Christ women in Tennessee, early 1900s–1950s.



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