Mistresses of the Transient Hearth

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

By Robin D. Campbell

© 2005 – Routledge

206 pages | 21 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415650199
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About the Book

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.

About the Series

Studies in American Popular History and Culture

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS027000
HISTORY / Military / General
HIS036040
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century