From Pocahontas to Power Suits: Everything You Need to Know about Women's History in America

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Plume, 1995 - History - 325 pages
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This new book is sure to surprise and enlighten readers as it explores the rich history of American women over the past four centuries, from Susan B. Anthony to Susan Brownmiller, Jane Addams to Jane Roe, Eleanor Roosevelt to Eleanor Smeal.

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From Pocahontas to power suits: everything you need to know about women's history in America

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Mills's third book is a popular telling of American women's history using biography and the Socratic method. Each chapter examines a different period of history and poses a series of questions about ... Read full review


From Pocahontas to the American Revolution
Life in the Young Nation
Stirrings of Change

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Kay Mills's writing has appeared in The New York Times, Mother Jones, The Progressive and numerous other magazine and newspapers. A former editorial writer for the Los Angeles Times, she is the recipient of many awards for her work. The author of This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hammer, and From Pocahontas to Power Suits:Everything You Need to Know About Women's History in America (both Plume), she lives in Santa Monica, California.

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