Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 : with a New Preface

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Cornell University Press, 1996 - History - 384 pages
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First published in 1980 and recently out of print, Liberty's Daughters is widely considered a landmark book on the history of American women and on the Revolution itself.
 

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Contents

The Small Circle of Domestic Concerns
3
Residence of David Twining by Edward Hicks
10
At the Loom
16
English Role Reversal Prints
19
An Overseer Doing His Duty by Benjamin H Latrobe
31
Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody by Gilbert Stuart
37
Baby in a High Red Chair
88
Elizabeth Colden DeLancey by Matthew Pratt
106
The Edenton Ladies Tea Party
162
Necessity Taught Us
195
The Battle of Bunker Hill
197
Veluti in Speculum
207
Judith Sargent Stevens Murray by John Singleton Copley
237
Frontispiece Ladys Magazine 1792
253
Eliza Southgate Bowne
277
The Benefits of an Academy Education
279

Alice DeLancey Izard by Henry Spicer
107
Elizabeth Murray Smith Inman by John Singleton Copley
148
We Commenced Perfect Statesmen
155
A Revolutionary Broadside
158
Cymbeline a Needlework Picture from Mrs Rowsons Academy
286
A New Era of Female History
295
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