Item Details

Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia

Catherine A. Jones
Format
Book
Published
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2015.
Language
English
Variant Title
Children in postemancipation Virginia
Series
A Nation Divided : Studies in the Civil War Era
ISBN
9780813936758 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0813936756 (cloth : acid-free paper), 9780813836768 (e-book)
Summary
"This book examines the paths of black and white children, and disputes over rights and responsibilities with regard to them, through the tumultuous period following emancipation and Confederate defeat"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • The Persistence of Insecurity : Children in the Transition from War to Peace
  • Recovering Freed Children and Recuperating Kinship
  • White Children and the Intimate Landscape of Defeat
  • Public Children : Contemptible Garrotters, Pitiable Orphans, and Pliable Workers
  • Creating Confederate Orphans : Reconstructing History, Race, and Duty
  • Children, Schools, and the Post-Reconstruction Future of the Public.
Description
xii, 275 pages illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original tan cloth; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press, April, 2015.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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