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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 01 December 1995
  • ISBN : UOM:39015034245871
  • Page : 634 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Women s America Book Summary/Review:

Featuring a mix of primary source documents, articles, and illustrations, Women's America: Refocusing the Past has long been an invaluable resource. Now in its sixth edition, the book has been extensively revised and updated to cover recent events in American women's history. It provides many new selections from leading theorists and historians and restores several readings that were cut from the fifth edition. Successfully classroom-tested, these new essays offer more material on the impact of ethnicity in American culture, the roles that women have played in the creation of male-dominated structures, and the international dimensions of women's lives. The introductory essay has been revised and the bibliography has been updated to take into account the growing body of contemporary literature in the field. Women's America is an essential text for courses in women's history and an ideal supplement for more general survey courses on American history. Book jacket.

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Women's America

Women's America
  • Author : Linda K. Kerber,Jane Sherron De Hart
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : UOM:39015034245871
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Featuring a mix of primary source documents, articles, and illustrations, Women's America: Refocusing the Past has long been an invaluable resource. Now in its sixth edition, the book has been extensively revised and updated to cover recent events in American women's history. It provides many new selections from leading theorists and historians and restores several readings that were cut from the fifth edition. Successfully classroom-tested, these new essays offer more material on the impact of ethnicity in American culture, the

A to Z of American Women Leaders and Activists

A to Z of American Women Leaders and Activists
  • Author : Donna Hightower-Langston
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-05-14
  • ISBN : 9781438107929
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Presents biographical profiles of American women leaders and activists, including birth and death dates, major accomplishments, and historical influence.

The Religious History of American Women

The Religious History of American Women
  • Author : Catherine A. Brekus
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-13
  • ISBN : 0807867993
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More than a generation after the rise of women's history alongside the feminist movement, it is still difficult, observes Catherine Brekus, to locate women in histories of American religion. Mary Dyer, a Quaker who was hanged for heresy; Lizzie Robinson, a former slave and laundress who sold Bibles door to door; Sally Priesand, a Reform rabbi; Estela Ruiz, who saw a vision of the Virgin Mary--how do these women's stories change our understanding of American religious history and American women's

Report on Women in America

Report on Women in America
  • Author : U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106007174938
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American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction

American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Susan Ware
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-15
  • ISBN : 9780199328345
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In 1607, Powhatan teenager Pocahontas first encountered English settlers when John Smith was brought to her village as a captive. In 1920, the ratification of the 19th Amendment gave women the constitutional right to vote. And in 2012, the U.S. Marine Corps lifted its ban on women in active combat, allowing female marines to join the sisterhood of American women who stand at the center of this country's history. Between each of these signal points runs the multi-layered experience of American women,

Invest in Women, Invest in America

Invest in Women, Invest in America
  • Author : Congress (U.S.), Joint Economic Committee
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 0987654321XXX
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NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT -- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price Provides a comprehensive review of women in the U.S. economy so that policymakers could have a better understanding of women's essential contributions to our economy and their potential to play a stronger role in our economic recovery. Women resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/minorities-cultures-languages/women

American Women's Autobiography

American Women's Autobiography
  • Author : Margo Culley
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • ISBN : 0299132943
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Focus on the works of Harriet Jacobs, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Gertrude Stein, Mary McCarthy, Maxine Hong Kingston, and others.

Women in Early America

Women in Early America
  • Author : Carol Berkin,Jennifer L. Morgan
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-20
  • ISBN : 9781479890477
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Tells the fascinating stories of the myriad women who shaped the early modern North American world from the colonial era through the first years of the Republic Women in Early America, edited by Thomas A. Foster, goes beyond the familiar stories of Pocahontas or Abigail Adams, recovering the lives and experiences of lesser-known women—both ordinary and elite, enslaved and free, Indigenous and immigrant—who lived and worked in not only British mainland America, but also New Spain, New France,

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America
  • Author : Sandra Opdycke
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 0415921384
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Features significant events that advanced the rights of women, and addresses women's lives in tenements, their work overseas during World War I, the development of cosmetics in the 1920s, and the new wave of female immigrants.

Smart Women: The Search for America’s Historic All - Women Study Clubs

Smart Women: The Search for America’s Historic All - Women Study Clubs
  • Author : Ann Dodds Costello
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781483434421
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Hiding in plain sight throughout America are historic, highly private women’s self-education groups. These clubs are fascinating survivors from an era following the Civil War when women couldn’t apply to most colleges and were told they shouldn’t leave the home. In their earliest days, the study groups also contributed to the welfare of their towns - often by helping to found their town’s first library-and served to get women out of the house and into the

Women and the Making of America

Women and the Making of America
  • Author : Mari Jo Buhle
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105132299541
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Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, Third Edition

Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, Third Edition
  • Author : Lynne Ford
  • Publisher : Infobase Holdings, Inc
  • Release Date : 2021-07-01
  • ISBN : 9781646938216
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Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, Third Edition contains all the material a reader needs to understand the role of women throughout America's political history. This informative A-to-Z volume contains hundreds of entries covering the people, events, and terms involved in the history of women and politics. Entries include: Abortion Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez The birth control movement Black Lives Matter Hillary Rodham Clinton Deb Haaland Domestic violence Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Glass ceiling League of Women Voters #MeToo movement Michelle Obama

Spanish American Women Writers

Spanish American Women Writers
  • Author : Diane E. Marting
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1990
  • ISBN : 0313251940
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superb and indispensable. . . . this guide should serve to introduce a rich lode to scholarly miners of the Latin American literary tradition. Highly recommended. Choice Containing contributions by more than fifty scholars, this volume, the second of Diane Marting's edited works on the women of the literature of Spanish America, consists of analytical and biographical studies of fifty of the most important women writers of Latin America from the seventeenth century to the present. The writers covered in the individual essays

Nineteenth-Century American Women Write Religion

Nineteenth-Century American Women Write Religion
  • Author : Mary McCartin Wearn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-06
  • ISBN : 9781317087373
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Nineteenth-century American women’s culture was immersed in religious experience and female authors of the era employed representations of faith to various cultural ends. Focusing primarily on non-canonical texts, this collection explores the diversity of religious discourse in nineteenth-century women’s literature. The contributors examine fiction, political writings, poetry, and memoirs by professional authors, social activists, and women of faith, including Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Angelina and Sarah Grimké, Louisa May Alcott, Rebecca Harding Davis, Harriet E. Wilson, Sarah Piatt, Julia

Women's American Football

Women's American Football
  • Author : Russ Crawford
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2022-11
  • ISBN : 9781496233820
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Tackle football has been primarily viewed as a male sport, but at a time when men’s participation rates are decreasing, an increasing number of women are entering the gridiron—and they have a long history of doing so. Women’s American Football is a narrative history of girls and women participating in American football in the United States since the 1920s, when a women’s team played at halftime during an early NFL game. The women’s game became