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Second to None: A Documentary History of American Women. Volume 1, from the Sixteenth Century to 1865

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April 1994

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

At the beginning of the 20th century it was still necessary for women to ask lawmakers, 'Are women persons?' The rights and treatment of women in their homes, workplaces, and government were issues that men often preferred to ignore. But women refused to remain silent. This volume looks at women who are shapers of history, as well as its victims.

Portrait

Ruth Barnes Moynihan teaches history at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of "Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway" and coeditor of "So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining Frontier" (Nebraska 1990). A professor of history at Yale University. Cynthia Russett is the author of "Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood." Laurie Crumpacker is an associate professor of history at Simmons College and coeditor of "The Journal of Esther Edwards Burr, 1754-1757."

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"This is a superb collection. The editors have amassed an unusually wide-ranging set of documents. . . . extremely strong and valuable. I recommend it."-Sarah J. Deutsch, Yale University
EAN: 9780803281998
ISBN: 0803281994
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1994
Seitenanzahl: 404 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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