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More than 500 entries examine virtually every aspect of the experiences, struggles, and achievements of women in the United States: important and pioneering figures, key events, and controversies, movements and court cases. Topics include Abigail Adams, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Baby M, Backlash, Amy Beach, bra-burning, Rachel Carson, Hillary Clinton, contraception, Emily Dickinson, Amelia Earhart, Equal Rights Amendment, Eva Hesse, Anita Hill, military service, Toni Morrison, Nineteenth Amendment, Operation Rescue, Pocahontas, rape, Roe v. Wade, Salem Witchcraft Trails, Margaret Sanger, sexual harassment, and Year of the Woman.This encyclopedia also includes an appendix of pertinent documents, an extensive bibliography, and nearly four dozen photos new to this first-time paperback edition. From colonial poet Anne Bradstreet to a discussion of the “glass ceiling,” this encyclopedia is a fascinating, reliable, and up-to-date resource.