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The Resource Moments of despair : suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina, David Silkenat, (electronic resource)

Moments of despair : suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina, David Silkenat, (electronic resource)

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Moments of despair : suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina
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Moments of despair
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suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina
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David Silkenat
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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  • illustrations
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Index
index present
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non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Moments of despair : suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina, David Silkenat, (electronic resource)
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Moments of despair : suicide, divorce, and debt in Civil War era North Carolina, David Silkenat, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
By his own hand : suicide -- Most horrible of crimes : suicide in the old south -- The self-slaying epidemic : suicide after the Civil War -- The legacy of the war we suppose : suicide in medical and social thought -- To loosen the bands of society : divorce -- The country is also a party : antebellum divorce in black and white -- Connubial Bliss until he entered the army by conscription : civil war and divorce -- The divorce mill runs over time : marital breakdown and reform in the new south -- Enslaved by debt : the culture of credit and debt -- Sacredness of obligations : debt in antebellum North Carolina -- Out of debt before I die : the credit crisis of the Civil War -- What the landlord and the storeman choose to make it : general stores, pawnshops, and boardinghouses in the new south -- Nothing less than a question of slavery or freedom : populism and the crisis of debt in the new south
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Edition
1st ed.
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x, 296 p.
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  • online
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ill., maps.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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