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 Posted: Thu Dec 13th, 2007 08:58 pm
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Albert , I agree with some of you points about simpler life . But higher morals?  hmmm prostitution was allowed in many places.  Women had no rights especially if they were married.   Many women especially were addicted to Laudinum  including Mary Chesnut .  Might have been better times for men ,but not for women.


found the other two books I was looking for .  David Freeman Hawke, Everyday Life in Early America.

Within the Plantation Household Back& White Women of the Old South

Elizabeth Fox-Genovese


Joanie I think I have hijacked your thread sorry.  Joe if you want to move this to a new thread it is okay.


Last edited on Thu Dec 13th, 2007 09:11 pm by susansweet

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