The Archaeology of Mothering: An African-American Midwife's Tale

The Archaeology of Mothering: An African-American Midwife's Tale

by Laurie A. Wilkie

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Overview

Using archaeological materials recovered from a housesite in Mobile, Alabama, Laurie Wilkie explores how one extended African-American family engaged with competing and conflicting mothering ideologies in the post-Emancipation South.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136755446
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Laurie Wilkie is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Creating Freedom (Louisana State University Press 2000) and Ethnicity, Community and Power (University of South Carolina Press 1994).

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