Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau : race, gender, and public policy in the age of emancipation /

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Main Author: Farmer-Kaiser, Mary.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Fordham University Press, 2010.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Reconstructing America (Series)
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250 |a 1st ed. 
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300 |a xiv, 275 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-268) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: "a long time in want of a bureau" -- That the freed-women ... may rise to the dignity and glory of true womanhood : the men, purpose, and gendered freedom of the Freedmen's Bureau -- A weight of circumstances like millstones about their necks to drag and keep them down : freedwomen, federal relief, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- The women are the controlling spirits : freedwomen, free labor, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- To put forth almost superhuman efforts to regain their children : freedwomen, parental rights, and the Freedmen's Bureau -- Strict justice for every man, woman, and child : gender, justice, and the Freedman's Bureau. 
610 1 0 |a United States.  |b Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. 
650 0 |a African American women  |z Southern States  |x History  |y 19th century. 
650 0 |a African American women  |z Southern States  |x Social conditions  |y 19th century. 
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