Founding mothers & fathers : gendered power and the forming of American society / Mary Beth Norton.

By: Norton, Mary BethMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1996Edition: 1st Vintage Books edDescription: x, 496 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 0679749772 (pbk.) :; 9780679749776 (pbk.)Other title: Founding mothers and fathersSubject(s): Sex role -- United States -- History -- 17th century | Family -- United States -- History -- 17th century | United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865 | United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775DDC classification: 306/.0973 | 305.30973 LOC classification: HQ1075.5.U6 | N67 1997Other classification: HD 470
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"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.

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Mary Beth Norton is Mary Donlon Alger, a professor of American history at Cornell University. She is the author of The British-Americans: The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774-1789 (1972); Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 (1980); Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society (1996), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist; and (with five others) A People and a Nation (6th ed., 2001). She has also edited several works on women's history and served as the general editor of The AHA Guide to Historical Literature (3rd ed., 1995).

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