A Companion to American Women''s History.
By: Hewitt, Nancy A.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Blackwell companions to American history: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (512 p.).ISBN: 9780470998588.Subject(s): Feminism | Feminism - United States - History | History | United States | Women | Women - United States - HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Companion to American Women''s HistoryDDC classification: 305.4/0973 | 305.40973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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A Companion to American Women''s History; Contents; About the Contributors; Introduction; Part I The Colonial Era, 1600-1760; 1 The Imperial Gaze: Native American, African American, andColonial Women in European Eyes; 2 Slavery and the Slave Trade; 3 Contact and Conquest in Colonial North America; 4 Building Colonies, Defining Families; 5 Sinners and Saints: Women and Religion in Colonial America; Part II The Creation of a New Nation, 1760-1880; 6 A Revolution for Whom? Women in the Era of the AmericanRevolution; 7 Gender and Class Formations in the Antebellum North
8 Religion, Reform, and Radicalism in the Antebellum Era9 Conflicts and Cultures in the West; 10 Rural Women; 11 The Civil War Era; 12 Marriage, Property, and Class; 13 Health, Sciences, and Sexualities in Victorian America; Part III Modern America, 1880-1990; 14 Education and the Professions; 15 Wage-earning Women; 16 Consumer Cultures; 17 Urban Spaces and Popular Cultures, 1890-1930; 18 Women on the Move: Migration and Immigration; 19 Women''s Movements, 1880s-1920s; 20 Medicine, Law, and the State: The History of Reproduction; 21 The Great Depression and World War II
22 Rewriting Postwar Women''s History, 1945-196023 Civil Rights and Black Liberation; 24 Second-wave Feminism; Bibliography: Selected Secondary Sources; Index
This collection of twenty-four original essays by leading scholars in American women''s history highlights the most recent important scholarship on the key debates and future directions of this popular and contemporary field. Covers the breadth of American Women''s history, including the colonial family, marriage, health, sexuality, education, immigration, work, consumer culture, and feminism. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes expanded bibliography of titles to guide further research.
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