ISBN-10:
0801483476
ISBN-13:
9780801483479
Pub. Date:
09/04/1996
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 / Edition 1

Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 / Edition 1

by Mary Beth Norton
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ISBN-13: 9780801483479
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 09/04/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 302,970
Product dimensions: 6.11(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Mary Beth Norton is Mary Donlon Alger Professor of History at Cornell University. She is the author of many books, including Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750–1800, also from Cornell; In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692; and Founding Mothers & Fathers: Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society.

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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