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

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ISBN-13:
9780803220751
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2008
Seiten:
184
Autor:
Brenda K. Jackson
Gewicht:
299 g
Format:
229x152x12 mm
Serie:
Women in the West
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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.