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Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife's Tale

Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife's Tale - 03 edition

Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife's Tale - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780415945707

ISBN10: 0415945704

Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
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Archaeology of Mothering : An African-American Midwife

ISBN13: 9780415945707

ISBN10: 0415945704

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 03

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Summary

Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Prologue
1 Why an Archaeology of Mothering?
2 The Perryman Family of Mobile
3 African-American Mothering and Enslavement
4 Mothering and Domesticity in Freedom: Ideology and Practice
5 Midwifery as Mother's Work
6 The Mother or Not to Mother
7 Midwifery and Scientific Mothering
8 Conclusions: The Many Ideologies of African-American Motherhood
Bibliography
Index