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Title: The Plantation Mistress - Woman's World in the Old South
Description: New York, Pantheon. 1982. (ISBN: 0394722531). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy. This pioneering study of the much-mythologized Southern belle offers the first serious look at the lives of white women and their harsh and restricted place in the slave society before the Civil War. Drawing on the diaries, letters, and memoirs of hundreds of planter wives and daughters, the author sets before us in vivid detail the daily life of the plantation mistress and her ambiguous intermediary position in the hierarchy between slave and master. B2C. Fine/No Jacket.

Keywords: American Slave Plantations, Slavery, Southern States, Plantation Life, American History, Sex Customs 0394722531

Price: GBP 6.00 = appr. US$ 8.57 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 008017

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