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Mistresses of the Transient Hearth

American Army Officers' Wives and Material Culture, 1840-1880

By Robin D. Campbell

Routledge – 2005 – 206 pages

Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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This book explores the ways in which mid-19th Century American army officers' wives used material culture to confirm their status as middle-class women.

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Name: Mistresses of the Transient Hearth: American Army Officers' Wives and Material Culture, 1840-1880 (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Robin D. Campbell. This book explores the ways in which mid-19th Century American army officers' wives used material culture to confirm their status as middle-class...
Categories: History