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Download e-book for iPad: A Companion to American Women's History by Nancy A. Hewitt

By Nancy A. Hewitt

ISBN-10: 0470998598

ISBN-13: 9780470998595

ISBN-10: 0631212523

ISBN-13: 9780631212522

This choice of twenty-four unique essays through best students in American women's background highlights the latest very important scholarship at the key debates and destiny instructions of this renowned and modern box.

  • Covers the breadth of yankee Women's historical past, together with the colonial kin, marriage, well-being, sexuality, schooling, immigration, paintings, client tradition, and feminism.
  • Surveys and evaluates the easiest scholarship on each vital period and subject.
  • Includes accelerated bibliography of titles to steer extra learn.
  • Content:
    Chapter One The Imperial Gaze: local American, African American, and Colonial ladies in ecu Eyes (pages 1–19): Kirsten Fischer
    Chapter Slavery and the Slave alternate (pages 20–34): Jennifer L. Morgan
    Chapter 3 touch and Conquest in Colonial North the US (pages 35–48): Gwenn A. Miller
    Chapter 4 development Colonies, Defining households (pages 49–65): Ann M. Little
    Chapter 5 Sinners and Saints: ladies and faith in Colonial the United States (pages 66–80): Susan Juster
    Chapter Six A Revolution for Whom? girls within the period of the yankee Revolution (pages 83–99): Jan E. Lewis
    Chapter Seven Gender and sophistication Formations within the Antebellum North (pages 100–116): Catherine Kelly
    Chapter 8 faith, Reform, and Radicalism within the Antebellum period (pages 117–131): Nancy A. Hewitt
    Chapter 9 Conflicts and Cultures within the West (pages 132–149): Lisbeth Haas
    Chapter Ten Rural ladies (pages 150–166): Marli F. Weiner
    Chapter 11 The Civil struggle period (pages 167–192): Thavolia Glymph
    Chapter Twelve Marriage, estate, and sophistication (pages 193–205): Amy Dru Stanley
    Chapter 13 wellbeing and fitness, Sciences, and Sexualities in Victorian the United States (pages 206–224): Louise Michele Newman
    Chapter Fourteen schooling and the Professions (pages 227–249): Lynn D. Gordon
    Chapter Fifteen Wage?earning girls (pages 250–273): Annelise Orleck
    Chapter 16 purchaser Cultures (pages 274–294): Susan Porter Benson
    Chapter Seventeen city areas and well known Cultures, 1890–1930 (pages 295–311): Nan Enstad
    Chapter Eighteen ladies at the flow: Migration and Immigration (pages 312–327): Ardis Cameron
    Chapter Nineteen Women's hobbies, 1880s–1920s (pages 328–347): Kirsten Delegard
    Chapter Twenty drugs, legislations, and the nation: The background of copy (pages 348–365): Leslie J. Reagan
    Chapter Twenty?One the good melancholy and global battle II (pages 366–381): Karen Anderson
    Chapter Twenty?Two Rewriting Postwar Women's historical past, 1945–1960 (pages 382–396): Joanne Meyerowitz
    Chapter Twenty?Three Civil Rights and Black Liberation (pages 397–413): Steven F. Lawson
    Chapter Twenty?Four Second?wave Feminism (pages 414–432): Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon

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    These children were born and survived in numbers high enough to offset the numbingly high mortality rates; their presence meant a slave society no longer dependent upon African imports to maintain population after the turn of the nineteenth century; and their sale as youngsters and adults to the “deep South” occasioned an ongoing tragedy of familial disruption and instability among enslaved North Americans. Prior to the 1807 ban on the slave trade to the United States, slaveowners’ demand for labor fueled a steady stream of forced migrants to North America.

    634-60. Stoler, Ann L. (1992) “Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: European Identities and the Cultural Politics of Exclusion in Colonial Southeast Asia,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 34, pp. 514-51. Waselkov, Gregory A. and Braund, Kathryn E. ) (1995) WilliamBartram on the Southeastern Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Williams, Samuel Cole (1930 [1775]) Adair’s History of the American Indians. New York Promontory Press. Zamora, Margarita (1990/1991) “Abreast of Columbus: Gender and Discovery,” Cultural Critique 17, pp.

    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Perdue, Theda (1998) Cherokee Women: Gender and Culture Change, 170&1835. Lincoln: Nebraska University Press. Perry, Ruth (1991) “Colonizing the Breast: Sexuality and Maternity in Eighteenth-century England,” Journal of the History of Sexuality 2, pp. 204-34. New York: Routledge. Robertson, Karen (1996) “Pocahontas at the Masque,” S&ns 21, pp. 551-83. Salmon, Marylynn (1994) “The Cultural Si@cance of Breastfeedingand Infant Care in Early Modern England and America,” Journal of Social History 28, pp.

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