Reconstructing the Household : Families, Sex, and the Law in the Nineteenth-Century South, by Bardaglio, Peter W.
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- ISBN: 9780807822227 | 0807822221
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 11/1/1995
Based on literary and legal sources, this study reveals how legal contests involving women, children, African-Americans, and the poor of the 19th-century South led to a rethinking of families, sexuality, and the social order.