Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
-" Journal of Southern History, November 2001
..." particularly compelling."
-"The Journal of Interdisciplinary History
"The places and time covered, the inventive use of sources, and the rigor with which they are analyzed, make this collection valuable as both academic history and a teaching tool. Together, these essays fill a gap in the early American historiography and set the stage for future studies."
-"Maryland Historical Magazine
"Contributors offer interesting accounts of physical abuse (involving slaves and children, as well as women) in the context of specific locations and times....For its breadth, more unusual subject matter, and readability, "Over the Threshhold is the more distinctive [when compared with "Understanding Domestic Homicide]."
"A fascinating and disturbing collection offering a new angle of vision on relations between men and women in early America. I predict a wide readership for this book."
-Linda K. Kerber, author of "No Constitutional Right to be Ladies
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