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Author Ott, Victoria E., 1971-

Title Confederate daughters : coming of age during the Civil War / Victoria E. Ott.

Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-208) and index.
Contents Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. ""Our Bright Youth""; 2. The Politicized Belle; 3. The Self-Sufficient Daughter; 4. The Perfect Woman; 5. The Confederate Belle Ideal; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Author Bio; Back Cover.
Summary Confederate Daughters: Coming of Age during the Civil War explores gender, age, and Confederate identity by examining the lives of teenage daughters of Southern slaveholding, secessionist families. These young women clung tenaciously to the gender ideals that upheld marriage and motherhood as the fulfillment of female duty and to the racial order of the slaveholding South, an institution that defined their status and afforded them material privileges. Author Victoria E. Ott discusses how the loyalty of young Southern women to the fledgling nation, born out of a conserv.
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Subject American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Young women -- Confederate States of America -- Social conditions.
Women, White -- Confederate States of America -- Social conditions.
Teenage girls -- Confederate States of America -- Social conditions.
Group identity -- Confederate States of America -- History.
Nationalism -- Confederate States of America -- History.
Confederate States of America -- Social conditions.
Young women -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Teenage girls -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History
Other Form: Print version: Ott, Victoria E., 1971- Confederate daughters. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2008 9780809328284 0809328283 (DLC) 2007020904 (OCoLC)137325098
ISBN 9781435663565 (electronic bk.)
143566356X (electronic bk.)
9780809387014 (e-book)
0809387018
9780809387014
9780809328284 (alk. paper)
0809328283 (alk. paper)
0809333759
9780809333752