This text, appropriate for courses in U.S. women's history, presents a carefully selected group of readings that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History Series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays.
Major Problems in American Women's History follows the proven Major Problems format, with 14-15 chapters per volume, a combination of documents and essays, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings.
- This volume now provides in-depth coverage of the Civil War period.
- Selections explore the lives of women in colonial America.
- The text provides balanced coverage of diverse racial and social groups in the U.S.