Cynical enforcement of fornication, adultery, and bigamy laws imposed a kind of racial discipline on newly freed people in the postbellum
A statue of our native son General Emory Upton, postbellum
military reformer, directs traffic in the center of my hometown.
Set in the postbellum
South, Olympia Knife is, at its core, a story about a culture that is no longer able to ignore its own diversity or the itch for change.
Gathering an archive of antebellum and postbellum
literary slave narratives, visual art, and graphic narrative, Neary makes a case for an expanded notion of what have been called variously "neo-slave narrative" and "contemporary narrative of slavery" to include works of visual art.
History cannot deny that it was formerly enslaved African Americans who empowered themselves and contributed to obtain education for their children in postbellum
If the diverse postbellum
people of Cincinnati and Louisville, faced with tremendous religious, racial, and political divisions, were able to preserve the Union and make landmark social changes, there is certainly reason for optimism as we continue to face the challenges of our contemporary society.
This article makes an argument for the significance of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's early work, particularly her 1870 novel, Hedged In, to the scholarly understanding of two overlapping fields: those of nineteenth-century American women's writing, and postbellum
American literary realism.
Evoking the antebellum mixed-race woman of African descent as a well-kept luxury for the highest bidder, the lore of the quadroon informed postbellum
sexual tourism in New Orleans.
1) In so doing, Higginson establishes a pivotal association between Pacific Northwest women's literary regionalism and postbellum
New England women's literary regionalism.
The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum
She examines the ways that church membership and reading were often overlapping activities for postbellum
-period girls, the community functions of women's antebellum benevolence organizations, the backlash against women speaking or preaching in church, and the emergence of postbellum
organizations that gave women a voice in moral and political issues like temperance and abolition, as well as girls' reading habits, the conflicts between educational and novel reading, and parents' worries and desires to use reading to ensure proper behavior.
authors such as Cromwell, William Henry Crogman and Pauline Hopkins wrote histories that skillfully incorporated the quintessentially late nineteenth-century ideas of "progress" and "civilization.