Liberty's Daughters / Edition 1

Liberty's Daughters / Edition 1

by Mary Beth Norton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801483476

ISBN-13: 9780801483479

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Cornell University Press

First published in 1980 and recently out of print, Liberty's Daughters is widely considered a landmark book on the history of American women and on the Revolution itself.

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First published in 1980 and recently out of print, Liberty's Daughters is widely considered a landmark book on the history of American women and on the Revolution itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801483479
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,227,403
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE CONSTANT PATTERNS OF WOMEN'S LIVES
1. The Small Circle of Domestic Concerns
2. The Important Crisis upon Which Our Fate Depends
3. Fair Flowers, If Rightly Cultivated
4. In What Would You Shew Your Activity?
5. As Independent as Circumstances Will Admit

PART II: THE CHANGING PATTERNS OF WOMEN'S LIVES
6. We Commenced Perfect Statesmen
7. Necessity Taught Us 195 8. A Reverence of Self
9. Vindicating the Equality of Female Intellect

Conclusion: A New Era of Female History
Abbreviations Appearing in the Sources and References
Glossary of Major Families and Sources
Essay on Sources
Chapter References
Index

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