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Domesticating the West: The Re-Creation of the Nineteenth-Century American Middle Class

Domesticating the West: The Re-Creation of the Nineteenth-Century American Middle Class

Women in the West
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Prologue1. The Early Years, 1833-1861; 2. The Civil War, 1861-1864; 3. The Aftermath of War , 1864-1876; 4. Henry Villard and Transportation in the Pacific Northwest, 1876-82; 5. Inland Empire "Pioneers," 1880-1890; 6. Retirement and Reflections on the Past, 1890-1920Epilogue
The West offered new opportunities for middle-class eastern families who endured hardship, uncertainty, and displacement during the Civil War, and struggled to carve out social space in the war's aftermath. This book examines the motivations of late-nineteenth-century middle-class migrants who moved west to build communities.

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Autor: Brenda K. Jackson
ISBN-13: 9780803220751
ISBN: 0803220758
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 184
Gewicht: 299 g
Format: 229x152x12 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Brenda K. Jackson
Brenda K. Jackson is an assistant professor of history at Belmont University.

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Autor: Brenda K. Jackson
ISBN-13:: 9780803220751
ISBN: 0803220758
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2008
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Gewicht: 299g
Seiten: 184
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 229x152x12 mm