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The Resource Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Label
Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America
Title
Sisters and rebels
Title remainder
a struggle for the soul of America
Statement of responsibility
Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Descendants of a prominent slaveholding family, Elizabeth, Grace, and Katharine Lumpkin grew up in a culture of white supremacy. But while Elizabeth remained a lifelong believer, her younger sisters chose vastly different lives. Seeking their fortunes in the North, Grace and Katharine reinvented themselves as radical thinkers whose literary works and organizing efforts brought the nation's attention to issues of region, race, and labor. In Sisters and Rebels, National Humanities Award-winning historian Jacquelyn Dowd Hall follows the divergent paths of the Lumpkin sisters, who were 'estranged and yet forever entangled' by their mutual obsession with the South. Tracing the wounds and unsung victories of the past through to the contemporary moment, Hall revives a buried tradition of Southern expatriation and progressivism; explores the lost, revolutionary zeal of the early twentieth century; and muses on the fraught ties of sisterhood. Grounded in decades of research, the family's private papers, and interviews with Katharine and Grace, Sisters and Rebels unfolds an epic narrative of American history through the lives and works of three fascinating Southern women."--Dust jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd,
Dewey number
305.800975/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F291.L89
LC item number
H35 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre
  • Lumpkin, Grace
  • Glenn, Elizabeth Elliott Lumpkin
  • Sisters
  • Women, White
  • Women authors, American
  • Women political activists
  • Group identity
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination
  • Southern States
  • United States
Label
Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part one: Home. "Southerners of my people's kind" ; "Lest we forget" ; "Contrary streams of influence" -- Part two: "A new heaven and a new earth". "The inner motion of change" ; "Far-thinking...professional-minded" women ; "A clear show-down" ; "Getting the world's work done" ; Writing and New York ; "Kok-I House" -- Part three: A chosen exile. "The heart of the struggle" ; Culture and the crisis ; Miss Lumpkin and Mrs. Douglas ; "Heartbreaking gaps" ; Radical dreams, fascist threats ; Sisters and strangers -- Part four: Writing a way home. "At the threshold of great promise" ; Wilderness years ; Expatriates return ; Endings
Control code
1083182610
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 690 pages
Isbn
9780393047998
Lccn
2018057931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part one: Home. "Southerners of my people's kind" ; "Lest we forget" ; "Contrary streams of influence" -- Part two: "A new heaven and a new earth". "The inner motion of change" ; "Far-thinking...professional-minded" women ; "A clear show-down" ; "Getting the world's work done" ; Writing and New York ; "Kok-I House" -- Part three: A chosen exile. "The heart of the struggle" ; Culture and the crisis ; Miss Lumpkin and Mrs. Douglas ; "Heartbreaking gaps" ; Radical dreams, fascist threats ; Sisters and strangers -- Part four: Writing a way home. "At the threshold of great promise" ; Wilderness years ; Expatriates return ; Endings
Control code
1083182610
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 690 pages
Isbn
9780393047998
Lccn
2018057931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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