The Resource Masterless mistresses : the New Orleans Ursulines and the development of a new world society, 1727-1834, Emily Clark

Masterless mistresses : the New Orleans Ursulines and the development of a new world society, 1727-1834, Emily Clark

Label
Masterless mistresses : the New Orleans Ursulines and the development of a new world society, 1727-1834
Title
Masterless mistresses
Title remainder
the New Orleans Ursulines and the development of a new world society, 1727-1834
Statement of responsibility
Emily Clark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During French colonial rule in Louisiana, nuns from the French Company of Saint Ursula came to New Orleans and educated women and girls in literacy, numeracy and the Catholic faith. By incorporating their story into the history of early America, this work exposes the limits of the republican model of national unity
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
271/.974076335
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BX4543.U6
LC item number
C53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Label
Masterless mistresses : the New Orleans Ursulines and the development of a new world society, 1727-1834, Emily Clark
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: Old world origins: female piety and social imperatives in Europe -- I: Transplantations: the French legacy -- 1. Making a match: the Ursuline mission to New Orleans -- 2. The order was well kept: creating and sustaining community -- 3. Inner spirit, outward signs: French feminine piety at work -- II: Transformations: old world to new -- 4. Differences of nation and mentality: testing the bonds of community -- 5. It is custom of the country: the Ursuline encounter with slavery -- 6. The wages of zeal: change and the convent economy -- III: Confrontations: a catholic colony meets a Protestant nation -- 7. The Republic encounters the nun -- Epilogue: A woman of masculine appearance and character: antebellum anti-Catholicism
Control code
ocn680630419
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 287 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601069
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt62z27
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35559585
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)680630419
  • pebcs1469601060
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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