A Companion to American Women's History

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Nancy A. Hewitt
Wiley, Aug 16, 2002 - History - 492 pages
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This collection of twenty-four original essays by leading scholars in American women's history highlights the most recent important scholarship on the key debates and future directions of this popular and contemporary field.
  • Covers the breadth of American Women's history, including the colonial family, marriage, health, sexuality, education, immigration, work, consumer culture, and feminism.
  • Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic.
  • Includes expanded bibliography of titles to guide further research.
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    About the author (2002)

    Nancy A. Hewitt is Professor of History and Women's Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of Women's Activism and Social Change (1984) and Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s (2001), Women's Activism and Social Change (2001), the editor of Women, Families, and Communities (1990), and co-editor of Visible Women: New Essays on American Activism (1993), and Talking Gender: Public Images, Personal Journeys, and Political Critiques (1996).

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