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By Nancy A. Hewitt
This number of twenty-four unique essays via best students in American women's background highlights the latest very important 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 ladies in eu 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 United States (pages 66–80): Susan Juster
Chapter Six A Revolution for Whom? girls within the period of the yank 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 conflict period (pages 167–192): Thavolia Glymph
Chapter Twelve Marriage, estate, and sophistication (pages 193–205): Amy Dru Stanley
Chapter 13 health and wellbeing, Sciences, and Sexualities in Victorian the USA (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 shopper Cultures (pages 274–294): Susan Porter Benson
Chapter Seventeen city areas and well known Cultures, 1890–1930 (pages 295–311): Nan Enstad
Chapter Eighteen ladies at the flow: Migration and Immigration (pages 312–327): Ardis Cameron
Chapter Nineteen Women's pursuits, 1880s–1920s (pages 328–347): Kirsten Delegard
Chapter Twenty medication, legislations, and the nation: The heritage of copy (pages 348–365): Leslie J. Reagan
Chapter Twenty?One the nice melancholy and international warfare II (pages 366–381): Karen Anderson
Chapter Twenty?Two Rewriting Postwar Women's historical past, 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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His awe at the speed of women’s recovery on the Gold Coast is perhaps contextualized by the length of time that elite European women spent recuperating from childbirth - the German word for childbed in fact meant “six-week bed” (Muller 1983: 217, n335). During pregnancy, women and men initiated a sexual distance that extended at least a year and a half after a birth. “Not allowed even the Matrimonial caresses of her husband” from the moment of a discovered pregnancy, men and women cooperated to protect unborn children and to space childbirth (Van Nyendael 1967: 444).
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