Women and the American Experience / Edition 3

Women and the American Experience / Edition 3

by Nancy Woloch
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072293195

ISBN-13: 9780072293197

Pub. Date: 08/10/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This comprehensive synthesis of women's history from the 17th century to the present draws on the past three decades of scholarship in the field. Its unique paired-chapter format couples a narrative "episode" that vividly evokes a particular individual or event with a synthesis chapter that places each episode carefully within its broader historical context. This…  See more details below

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This comprehensive synthesis of women's history from the 17th century to the present draws on the past three decades of scholarship in the field. Its unique paired-chapter format couples a narrative "episode" that vividly evokes a particular individual or event with a synthesis chapter that places each episode carefully within its broader historical context. This pairing of the concrete and specific with the general and historic creates the most compelling reading experience available in a survey of U.S. women's history. It's the only text that lets your students see,hear,and understand women making history. Now in a thoroughly updated Third Edition,which captures and reflects the most recent scholarship in this dynamic field and offers expanded attention to diversity and ethnicity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072293197
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/10/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Mary Rowlandson's Captivity1
2The Seventeenth Century: A Frontier Society15
3Eliza Pinckney and Republican Motherhood52
4The Eighteenth Century: The Eve of Modernity65
5Sarah Hale and the Ladies Magazine103
6Promoting Woman's Sphere, 1800-1860119
7Frances Wright at Nashoba159
8Benevolence, Reform, and Slavery, 1800-1860175
9The Shirtwaist Strike of 1909209
10Women at Work, 1860-1920225
11The Founding of Hull-House260
12The Rise of the New Woman, 1860-1920275
13The Crisis of the NWSA314
14Feminism and Suffrage, 1860-1920332
15Direct Action: Margaret Sanger's Crusade370
16Cross-Currents: The 1920s388
17Humanizing the New Deal, 1933432
18Emergencies: The 1930s and 1940s450
19Turning Points: The Early 1960s492
20High Expectations: 1950-1975507
21The Thomas Hearings: Responses to Anita Hill, 1991550
22In Search of Equality: Since 1975567
Appendix605
Bibliographical Note613
Index615

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