Mothers and Daughters in Nineteenth-century America: The Biosocial Construction of Femininity

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University Press of Kentucky, 1996 - Social Science - 226 pages
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Contents

Imperial Motherhood and Its Material Roots
17
The Physical Roots of Ideology
40
Acculturation into True Womanhood
62
Daughters Brave New World
77
The Green Sickness and Daughters Ambivalence
101
A New Feminine Synthesis
114
Notes
137
Selected Bibliography
184
Index
220
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