No Small Courage: A History of Women in the United States

No Small Courage: A History of Women in the United States

by Nancy F. Cott

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ISBN-13: 9780195139464
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/16/2000
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Nancy F. Cott is Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard University, and the director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is the author of The Bonds of Womanhood: "Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835, The Grounding of Modern Feminism, and Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation, among other books.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Tried and the True: Native American Women Confronting Colonization, John Demos
2. The Colonial Mosaic: 1600-1760, Jane Kamensky
3. The Limits of Independence: 1760-1800, Marylynn Salmon
4. Breaking New Ground: 1800-1848, Michael Goldberg
5. An Unfinished Battle: 1848-1865, Harriet Sigerman
6. Laborers for Liberty: 1865-1890, Harriet Sigerman
7. New Paths to Power: 1890-1920, Karen Manners Smith
8. From Ballots to Breadlines: 1920-1940, Sarah Jane Deutsch
9. Pushing the Limits: 1940-1961, Elaine Tyler May
10. The Road to Equality: 1962-Today, William H. Chafe
Bibliography
Picture Credits
Contributors
Index

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