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Morsman, Amy Feely

The Big House after Slavery

Virginia Plantation Families and Their Postbellum Domestic Experiment Amy Feely Morsman

The Big House after Slavery examines the economic, social, and political challenges that Virginia planter families faced following Confederate defeat and emancipation. Amy Feely Morsman addresses how men and women of the planter class responded to postwar problems and how their adaptations to life... More