By Nancy A. Hewitt
This selection of twenty-four unique essays by means of best students in American women's background highlights the newest vital scholarship at the key debates and destiny instructions of this renowned and modern box.
Chapter One The Imperial Gaze: local American, African American, and Colonial girls in ecu Eyes (pages 1–19): Kirsten Fischer
Chapter Slavery and the Slave exchange (pages 20–34): Jennifer L. Morgan
Chapter 3 touch and Conquest in Colonial North the United States (pages 35–48): Gwenn A. Miller
Chapter 4 construction Colonies, Defining households (pages 49–65): Ann M. Little
Chapter 5 Sinners and Saints: ladies and faith in Colonial the US (pages 66–80): Susan Juster
Chapter Six A Revolution for Whom? ladies within the period of the yankee Revolution (pages 83–99): Jan E. Lewis
Chapter Seven Gender and sophistication Formations within the Antebellum North (pages 100–116): Catherine Kelly
Chapter 8 faith, Reform, and Radicalism within the Antebellum period (pages 117–131): Nancy A. Hewitt
Chapter 9 Conflicts and Cultures within the West (pages 132–149): Lisbeth Haas
Chapter Ten Rural girls (pages 150–166): Marli F. Weiner
Chapter 11 The Civil struggle period (pages 167–192): Thavolia Glymph
Chapter Twelve Marriage, estate, and sophistication (pages 193–205): Amy Dru Stanley
Chapter 13 well-being, Sciences, and Sexualities in Victorian the US (pages 206–224): Louise Michele Newman
Chapter Fourteen schooling and the Professions (pages 227–249): Lynn D. Gordon
Chapter Fifteen Wage?earning ladies (pages 250–273): Annelise Orleck
Chapter 16 customer Cultures (pages 274–294): Susan Porter Benson
Chapter Seventeen city areas and renowned Cultures, 1890–1930 (pages 295–311): Nan Enstad
Chapter Eighteen girls at the circulation: Migration and Immigration (pages 312–327): Ardis Cameron
Chapter Nineteen Women's activities, 1880s–1920s (pages 328–347): Kirsten Delegard
Chapter Twenty medication, legislation, and the country: The heritage of replica (pages 348–365): Leslie J. Reagan
Chapter Twenty?One the good melancholy and global warfare II (pages 366–381): Karen Anderson
Chapter Twenty?Two Rewriting Postwar Women's heritage, 1945–1960 (pages 382–396): Joanne Meyerowitz
Chapter Twenty?Three Civil Rights and Black Liberation (pages 397–413): Steven F. Lawson
Chapter Twenty?Four Second?wave Feminism (pages 414–432): Rosalyn Baxandall and Linda Gordon
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A Companion to American Women's History by Nancy A. Hewitt