Women and The American Experience, A Concise History / Edition 2

Women and The American Experience, A Concise History / Edition 2

by Nancy Woloch
     
 

The 2d edition of this concise history has been revised to incorporate continuing research in the fast-growing field of Women’s History. Additions to the text include an exploration of women’s experiences and roles in various ethnic groups as well as three new sections: "The Trans-Mississippi West", "Migrants and Immigrants" and "Women and the Law".

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The 2d edition of this concise history has been revised to incorporate continuing research in the fast-growing field of Women’s History. Additions to the text include an exploration of women’s experiences and roles in various ethnic groups as well as three new sections: "The Trans-Mississippi West", "Migrants and Immigrants" and "Women and the Law". Woloch’s lucid, lively and thorough survey retains the same comprehensive style that has made it the best-selling narrative text in American Women’s History.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072418217
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/23/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
601,372
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1The Seventeenth Century: A Frontier Society1
2The Eighteenth Century: The Eve of Modernity36
3Promoting Woman's Sphere, 1800-186071
4Benevolence, Reform, and Slavery, 1800-1860109
5Women at Work, 1860-1920142
6The Rise of the New Woman, 1860-1920180
7Feminism and Suffrage, 1860-1920219
8Cross-Currents: The 1920s256
9Emergencies: The 1930s and 1940s300
10High Expectations: 1950-1975342
11In Search of Equality: Since 1975386
Index

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