U.S. History as Women's History: New Feminist Essays

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Linda K. Kerber, Alice Kessler-Harris, Kathryn Kish Sklar
Univ of North Carolina Press, 1995 - 477 strani
This outstanding collection of fifteen original essays represents innovative work by some of the most influential scholars in the field of women's history. Covering a broad sweep of history from colonial to contemporary times and ranging over the fields o
 

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Introduction
1
STATE FORMATION
15
A Constitutional Right to Be Treated Like American Ladies Women and the Obligations of Citizenship
17
Two Political Cultures in the Progressive Era The National Consumers League and the American Association for Labor Legislation
36
Putting Children First Women Maternalism and Welfare in the Early Twentieth Century
63
Designing Women and Old Fools The Construction of the Social Security Amendments of 1939
87
Giving Character to Our Whole Civil Polity Marriage and the Public Order in the Late Nineteenth Century
107
POWER
123
Rights and Representation Women Politics and Power in the Contemporary United States
214
KNOWLEDGE
243
Reading Little Women The Many Lives of a Text
245
Between Culture and Politics The Emma Lazarus Federation of Jewish Womens Clubs and the Promulgation of Womens History 19441989
267
The Congress of American Women LeftFeminist Peace Politics in the Cold War
296
The Female Generation Gap Daughters of the Fifties and the Origins of Contemporary American Feminism
313
The Making of Black Women in America An Historical Encyclopedia
335
Notes
349

Soul Murder and Slavery Toward a Fully Loaded Cost Accounting
125
Gendered Expectations Women and Early TwentiethCentury Public Health
147
Separatism Revisited Womens Institutions Social Reform and the Career of Miriam Van Waters
170
The Personal and the Political Two Case Studies
189

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Linda K. Kerber, May Brodbeck Professor of History at the University of Iowa, is author of "Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America.

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