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The slender thread : Irish women on the southern Avalon, 1750-1860 / by Willeen Keough.

Author/Creator:
Keough, Willeen G., 1955-
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2009, c2006.
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Book
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ACLS Humanities E-Book electronic edition.
Series:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ACLS Gutenberg-e series.
ACLS Humanities E-Book
ACLS Gutenberg-e series
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ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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Other Title:
Irish women on the southern Avalon, 1750-1860
Subjects:
Women immigrants -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- History -- 18th century.
Women immigrants -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- History -- 19th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Irish -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Women -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Avalon Peninsula -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Ireland -- Emigration and immigration.
Avalon Peninsula (N.L.) -- Emigration and immigration.
System Details:
Mode of access: Intranet.
Contents:
1. Picking up the thread : locating Irish Newfoundland women in the narrative of migration and settlement
2. The slender thread cast off : migration and reception in Newfoundland
3. Ciphering ciphers : tracing Irish women on the southern Avalon
4. "A good, hard-working stump of a girl" : Irish women's work and the construction of identity on the southern Avalon
5. "She made the cannonballs, and he fired them" : Irish Newfounland women and informal power in family and community
6. "Humbel" petitioners and "litigeous" lersons : southern Avalon women and encounters with formal justice
7. "Whilst grass grows or water run" : testation practices on the southern Avalon
8. "To fix [their] character ... in virtue and innocence" : the regulation of Irish women's sexuality on the southern Avalon
9. The "Other" woman
10. The slender thread cast on.
Notes:
Caption title ; description based on screen of 2009-03-01.
Originally published by Gutenberg-e: www.gutenberg-e.org.
Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2002.
Includes bibliography.
Contributor:
American Council of Learned Societies.
ISBN:
9780231506939 (E-Book)
Publisher Number:
2027/heb.99011 hdl
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.