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

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Acknowledgments 000
List of Illustrations 000
List of Tables 000
List of Abbreviations 000
Introduction 1
Prelude. Old World Origins: Female Piety and Social Imperatives in Europe 000
Part 1. Transplantations: The French Legacy 000
Chapter 1. Making a Match: The Ursuline Mission to New Orleans 000
Chapter 2. The Order Was Well Kept: Creating and Sustaining Community 000
Chapter 3. Inner Spirit, Outward Signs: French Feminine Piety at Work 000
Part 2. Transformations: Old World to New 000
Chapter 4. Differences of Nation and Mentality: Testing the Bonds of Community 000
Chapter 5. It Is the Custom of the Country: The Ursuline Encounter with Slavery
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Chapter 6. The Wages of Zeal: Change and the Convent Economy 000
Part 3. Confrontations: A Catholic Colony Meets a Protestant Nation 000
Chapter 7. The Republic Encounters the Nun 000
Epilogue. A Woman of Masculine Appearance and Character: Antebellum Anti-Catholicism
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Appendix 1. Convent Population, 1727@-1803 000
Appendix 2. Ursuline Slave Families 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Ursulines of New Orleans (New Orleans, La.).
Ursulines -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Church history.