The Resource America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

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America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Title
America's women
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four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Statement of responsibility
Gail Collins
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.4
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  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1410
LC item number
.C588 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [511]-540) and index
Contents
The first colonists: voluntary and otherwise -- The women of New England: goodwives, heretics, Indian captives, and witches -- Daily life in the colonies: housekeeping, children, and sex -- Toward the revolutionary war -- 1800-1860: true women, separate spheres, and many emergencies -- Life before the civil war: cleanliness and corsetry -- African American women: life in bondage -- Women and abolition: white and Black, north and south -- The civil war: nurses, wives, spies, and secret soldiers -- Women go west: pioneers, homesteaders, and the fair but frail -- The gilded age: stunts, shorthand, and study clubs -- Immigrants: discovering the "woman's country" -- Turn of the century: the arrival of the new woman -- Reforming the world: suffrage, temperance, and other causes -- The twenties: all the liberty you can use in the backseat of a Packard -- The Depression: Ma Perkins and Eleanor Roosevelt -- World War II: "she's making history, working for victory" -- The fifties: life at the far end of the pendulum -- The sixties: the pendulum swings back with a vengeance
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24 cm.
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1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 556 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060185107
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2003051011
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ill.
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  • (Sirsi) 393531
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