Norton, Mary Beth.

Founding mothers & fathers : gendered power and the forming of American society / Founding mothers and fathers Mary Beth Norton. - 1st Vintage Books ed. - New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1996. - x, 496 p. ; 20 cm.

"A portion of chapter five was originally published as Gender and defamation in seventeenth-century Maryland in William & Mary quarterly, January 1987"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-477) and index.

0679749772 (pbk.) : $17.00 9780679749776 (pbk.)

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Sex role--History--United States--17th century.
Family--History--United States--17th century.


United States--Social conditions--To 1865.
United States--Politics and government--To 1775.

HQ1075.5.U6 / N67 1997

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