University of Pittsburgh

Families in crisis in the Old South: divorce, slavery, and the law.

Here, Loren Schweninger uses previously unexplored records to argue that the difficulties divorcing families faced reveal much about the reality of life in a slave-holding society as well as the myriad difficulties confronted by white southern families who chose not to divorce.

ISBN: 9780807835692
PittCat: KF505.S39 2012

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