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Her Honest Labor

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the work that early modern London wives and widows performed for money. It argues that restrictions on women's work resulted from economic concerns, not sexual anxieties about ... More


Securing Work

Amy Murrell Taylor

in Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643625
eISBN:
9781469643649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643625.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter continues with the story of Edward and Emma Whitehurst, as well as thousands more enslaved people who fled to Fort Monroe and vicinity, and describes their efforts to secure work with ... More


Facing Combat

Amy Murrell Taylor

in Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643625
eISBN:
9781469643649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643625.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter follows Eliza Bogan’s journey, and those of many thousands more, as they moved through the Mississippi River valley during the tumultuous years of 1863 and 1864. It begins with Bogan’s ... More


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