Loosening the Bonds: Mid-Atlantic Farm Women, 1750-1850 / Edition 1

Loosening the Bonds: Mid-Atlantic Farm Women, 1750-1850 / Edition 1

by Joan M. Jensen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300042655

ISBN-13: 9780300042658

Pub. Date: 03/23/1988

Publisher: Yale University Press

The first book to investigate the rich and complex lives of rural women during the late colonial and early national periods. Jensen focuses on women in the Philadelphia hinterland and shows how they became an essential part of that area's rise to agricultural prominence. Examining not only the Quakers, who formed the dominant group in the region, but also black and

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The first book to investigate the rich and complex lives of rural women during the late colonial and early national periods. Jensen focuses on women in the Philadelphia hinterland and shows how they became an essential part of that area's rise to agricultural prominence. Examining not only the Quakers, who formed the dominant group in the region, but also black and other ethnic groups, Jensen offers fascinating details on the ways farm women functioned in the varied spheres of their lives. Her book makes a major contribution to women's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300042658
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/23/1988
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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