Daughters Of Canaan-pa by Margaret Ripley WolfeDaughters Of Canaan-pa by Margaret Ripley Wolfe

Daughters Of Canaan-pa

byMargaret Ripley Wolfe

Paperback | March 1, 1995

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Images in film and fiction have created some pernicious myths and stereotypes about southern American women. Wolfe (history, E. Tennessee State U.) chronicles the lives of women of varied economic and social circumstances, including Native American, African-American, and white women from the Tidewat
Title:Daughters Of Canaan-paFormat:PaperbackDimensions:281 pages, 9.55 × 6.44 × 1.03 inPublished:March 1, 1995Publisher:University Press of Kentucky

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ISBN - 10:0813108373

ISBN - 13:9780813108377

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From Gone with the Wind to Designing Women, images in film and fiction tend to obscure the diversity of American women below the Mason-Dixon line. In a work that lays bare many myths and stereotypes, this author offers the first professional synthesis of southern women's experiences across the centuries. In telling their story, she considers many ordinary lives--those of Native-American, African-American, and white women from the Tidewater and Appalachia to the Gulf Coastal Plain and Mississippi Delta, women whose varied economic and social circumstances resist simple explanations.