Women's roles in seventeenth-century America / Merril D. Smith.Material type: TextSeries: Gale virtual reference libraryWomen's roles in American history: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 183 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0313087067 (electronic bk.); 9780313087066 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Women -- United States -- History -- 17th century | Women -- United States -- Social conditions -- 17th century | Social role -- United States -- History -- 17th century | United States -- Social conditions -- 17th centuryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Women's roles in seventeenth-century America.DDC classification: 305.4097309/032 LOC classification: HQ1416 | .S63 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-175) and index.
Women and the family -- Women and law -- Women and immigration -- Women and work -- Women and religion -- Women and war -- Women and education, literature, and recreation.
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In Colonial America, the lives of white immigrant, black slave, and American Indian women intersected. Economic, religious, social, and political forces all combined to induce and promote European colonization and the growth of slavery and the slave trade during this period. This volume provides the essential overview of American women's lives in the seventeenth century, as the dominant European settlers established their patriarchy. Women were essential to the existence of a new patriarchal society, most importantly because they were necessary for its reproduction. In addition to their roles.
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Merril D. Smith is an independent scholar and editor of Encyclopedia of Rape (Greenwood, 2004) and other titles.