Women in the United States, 1830-1945 / Edition 1

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  • ISBN-13: 9780813527291
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.83 (d)

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Here the underlying concern is the female component of the grand forces shaping American life: the commercialization of agriculture, urbanization, industrialization, the demographic transition, immigration, slavery, and the westward movement. This book focuses on the part women played in the intersecting patterns of economics, social structure, religion, education, family life, politics and reform movements; the organizations they constructed in the work place, church, and polity; their integration and their separation from economic, social, cultural and political movements; and the enduring importance of gender in women's activities. It plots women's search for economic, social, and political equity and their responses to those grand forces in their novels, poems, diaries, magazines, songs crafts, and popular culture.
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Table of Contents

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Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Pt. I Ante-Bellum America
1 Economic Activity in Ante-Bellum America 11
2 Family and Migration in the Era of Domesticity 34
3 Education and Culture in Ante-Bellum America 58
4 Religion, Reform, and Politics in the Ante-Bellum Era 80
Pt. II The Industrial Era
5 Women's Employment, 1865-1920 105
6 Family, Migration, and Social Values in the Industrial Era 128
7 Education and Culture, 1865-1920 152
8 Women and Reform in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 176
Pt. III From the Vote to World War II
9 Economic Activity during Boom, Bust, and War 207
10 Family and Migration, 1920-1945 233
11 Education and Culture, 1920-1945 257
12 Reform and Politics, 1920-1945 282
Epilogue - The Feminine Mystique 309
Bibliography 317
Index 353
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