To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Dec 8, 2006 - Social Science - 344 pages
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Offering an interpretation of the Revolutionary period that places women at the center, Joan R. Gundersen provides a synthesis of the scholarship on women's experiences during the era as well as a nuanced understanding that moves beyond a view of the war
  

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Contents

1 The Worlds of Their Mothers
1
2 Women on the Move
17
3 The Silken Cord
45
4 Mistress and Servant
67
5 Dutiful Daughters and Independent Minds
89
6 Sisters of the Spirit
109
7 An Injurious and Ill Judging World
133
8 The Garden Within
153
9 Daughters of Liberty
173
10 Mothers of the Republic
201
Essay on the Sources
219
Notes
237
Index
315
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About the author (2006)

Joan R. Gundersen is research scholar in women's studies at the University of Pittsburgh and professor emeritus of history at California State University, San Marcos. She is author or coauthor of four other books, including "The Anglican Ministry in Virginia, 1723-1776: A Study of a Social Class".

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