Early American women : a documentary history, 1600-1900 / [compiled by] Nancy Woloch.

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Other Authors: Woloch, Nancy, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1997.
Edition:[2nd ed.].
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. 1. A new world: the 17th and 18th centuries. First encounters
  • Well-ordered families
  • The colonial economy
  • Women and the law
  • Religious experiences
  • The revolutionary era.
  • Pt. 2. The young nation, 1800-1860. The middle class: domestic lives
  • The school and the mill
  • Western frontiers
  • Mistress and slave
  • The reform impulse.
  • Pt. 3. The late 19th century, 1860-1900. Women's civil war
  • Urban wage earners
  • College women
  • Clubs, causes, and reform
  • The suffrage movement
  • New woman/new immigrants/new century.