Description - North Carolina Women by Emily Herring Wilson
This lively and comprehensive volume accords North Carolina women their long-awaited place in history. Margaret Supplee Smith and Emily Herring Wilson bring together a wealth of stories and pictures to demonstrate how North Carolina women lived, from the days of early native settlements to the end of World War II. Covering women from all 100 North Carolina counties, the book also includes 22 biographies of notable women. Filled with names, places, colorful anecdotes, and more than two hundred photographs and documents that bring to life important moments in history, ""North Carolina Women"" establishes the critical influence of women in shaping the character and economy of the state and the values of its citizens. A pleasure to read, this book is also a wonderful teaching resource.
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(235mm x 156mm x mm)
The University of North Carolina Press
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Author Biography - Emily Herring Wilson
MARGARET SUPPLEE SMITH is professor of art at Wake Forest University. She coordinated the North Carolina Women's History Project for the North Carolina Museum of History. EMILY HERRING WILSON is author of No One Gardens Alone: A Life of Elizabeth Lawrence. She lives in Winston-Salem.