Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of Reconstruction

Gendered Strife and Confusion The Political Culture of Reconstruction Exploring the gendered dimension of political conflicts Laura Edwards links post Civil War transformations in private and public life She illustrates how ideas about men s and women s roles within ho

  • Title: Gendered Strife and Confusion: The Political Culture of Reconstruction
  • Author: Laura F. Edwards
  • ISBN: 9780252066009
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Paperback
  • Exploring the gendered dimension of political conflicts, Laura Edwards links post Civil War transformations in private and public life She illustrates how ideas about men s and women s roles within households shaped the ways groups of southerners elite and poor, white and black, Democrat and Republican envisioned the public arena and their own places in it By using tExploring the gendered dimension of political conflicts, Laura Edwards links post Civil War transformations in private and public life She illustrates how ideas about men s and women s roles within households shaped the ways groups of southerners elite and poor, white and black, Democrat and Republican envisioned the public arena and their own places in it By using those on the margins to define the center, Edwards demonstrates that Reconstruction was a complicated process of conflict and negotiation that lasted beyond 1877 and involved all southerners and every aspect of life.

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