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“Law, Domestic Violence, and the Limits of Patriarchal Authority in the Antebellum South”

  • Publication: Journal of Southern History 65 (pp. 733-70)

11/1/1999, Laura F. Edwards, Journal of Southern History 65 (pp. 733-70)

Republished in Nancy Bercaw, ed., Gender and the Southern Body Politic (Jackson:  University Press of Mississippi, 2000), 63-86; J. William Harris, ed., The Old South:  New Studies of Society and Culture (New York:  Routledge, 2007), 295-319; and Richard Chused and Wendy Williams, eds., Law and Gender in American History (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming 2016).

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