Emily H Margolis, Graduate Assistant

Emily H Margolis

Research Interests: United States History Women Law and Governance Research Summary: Women, Law, Property, and Violence in the American South from the Post-Revolutionary Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century

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United States and Canada
Gender
Law and Governance
Medieval and Early Modern History
Research Interests: Women, Law, Property, and Violence in the American South from the Post-Revolutionary Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century

My dissertation explores how the Revolutionary-era ideology of liberalism and individualism altered conceptions of property ownership and led to violent moments in which local communities challenged women's control of property in the American South.