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Author Sharpless, Rebecca

Title Cooking in other women's kitchens : domestic workers in the South, 1865-1960 / Rebecca Sharpless

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
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Descript xxix, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents I done decided I'd get me a cook job: becoming a cook -- From collards to puff pastry: the food -- Long hours and little pay: compensation and workers' resistance -- Creating a homeplace: shelter, food, clothing, and a little fun -- Mama leaps off the pancake box: cooks and their families -- Gendering Jim Crow: relationships with employers -- If I ever catch you in a white woman's kitchen, I'll kill you: expanding opportunities and the decline of domestic work
LC subject African American women household employees -- Southern States -- History
Women cooks -- Southern States -- Social conditions
African American women -- Southern States -- Social conditions
Southern States -- Race relations -- History
ISBN 9780807834329 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834327 (cloth : alk. paper)