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The Resource America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Title
America's women
Title remainder
four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Statement of responsibility
Gail Collins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Gail
Dewey number
305.4/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1410
LC item number
.C588 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Women
Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [511]-540
Contents
The first colonists: voluntary and otherwise -- The women of New England: goodwives, heretics, Indian captives, and witches -- Daily life in the colonies: housekeeping, children, and sex -- Toward the Revolutionary War -- 1800-1860: true women, separate spheres, and many emergencies -- Life before the Civil War: cleanliness and corsetry -- African American women: life in bondage -- Women and abolition: white and Black, north and south -- The Civil War: nurses, wives, spies, and secret soldiers -- Women go west: pioneers, homesteaders, and the fair but frail -- The gilded age: stunts, shorthand, and study clubs -- Immigrants: discovering the "woman's country" -- Turn of the century: the arrival of the new woman -- Reforming the world: suffrage, temperance, and other causes -- The twenties: all the liberty you can use in the backseat of a Packard -- The Depression: Ma Perkins and Eleanor Roosevelt -- World War II: "she's making history, working for victory" -- The fifties: life at the far end of the pendulum -- The sixties: the pendulum swings back with a vengeance
Control code
000170537
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 556 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060185107
Lccn
2003051011
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000170537
  • (OCoLC)52312023
Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [511]-540
Contents
The first colonists: voluntary and otherwise -- The women of New England: goodwives, heretics, Indian captives, and witches -- Daily life in the colonies: housekeeping, children, and sex -- Toward the Revolutionary War -- 1800-1860: true women, separate spheres, and many emergencies -- Life before the Civil War: cleanliness and corsetry -- African American women: life in bondage -- Women and abolition: white and Black, north and south -- The Civil War: nurses, wives, spies, and secret soldiers -- Women go west: pioneers, homesteaders, and the fair but frail -- The gilded age: stunts, shorthand, and study clubs -- Immigrants: discovering the "woman's country" -- Turn of the century: the arrival of the new woman -- Reforming the world: suffrage, temperance, and other causes -- The twenties: all the liberty you can use in the backseat of a Packard -- The Depression: Ma Perkins and Eleanor Roosevelt -- World War II: "she's making history, working for victory" -- The fifties: life at the far end of the pendulum -- The sixties: the pendulum swings back with a vengeance
Control code
000170537
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 556 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060185107
Lccn
2003051011
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000170537
  • (OCoLC)52312023

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