TITLE

Women in Appalachia and the South: Gender, race, region, and agency

AUTHOR(S)
Beaver, Patricia D.
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
NWSA Journal;Fall99, Vol. 11 Issue 3, pIx
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on women's agency in shaping regional history and culture in the Appalachian region and the Southern United States. Popularity of foreign mission; Recognition that both gender and race are culturally constructed categories; Personal narrative as part of the interpretation of culture; Women's networks of domestic production and exchange.
ACCESSION #
2800692

 

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