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Boston: Northeastern Press, There was also increasing recognition of conflicts among women and the unequal power dynamics shaping relations between women: mistresses on Southern plantations and their female slaves; white professional women whose careers were made possible by cheap domestic help, usually black or minority women; or white native-born social workers and their working-class and immigrant clients.
Its intended audience includes academics, advanced graduate students, genealogists, documentary filmmakers, set and costume designers, artists, actors, novelists, photo researchers, general readers, and, of course, the modern-day equivalents of Virginia Woolf.
It was no longer enough to know that women administrators were active in the New Deal; historians wanted to determine how the attitudes of those women affected the policies that they were developing and administering.
In the 18th century, it was very rare to find an African American who was educated and with Whitley being a female it was even more surprising.
The increasing number of comparative studies that cross both political and cultural boundaries also reflects this trend. As monographs were being written and oral history interviews conducted, new documents and sources were uncovered which are now available to scholars and researchers.
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