First Generations: Women in Colonial America
Carol Berkin's multicultural history reconstructs the lives of American women in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries-women from European, African, and Native backgrounds-and examines their varied roles as wives, mothers, household managers, laborers, rebels, and, ultimately, critical forces in shaping the new nation's culture and history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Meggle - LibraryThing
Historian Carol Berkin documents the lives of several different women during colonial times. I particularly enjoyed that she incorporated not just stories of white women but African American and ... Read full review
FIRST GENERATIONS: Women in Colonial AmericaUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A marvelously readable yet scholarly history of women's social, economic, religious, and political roles in America from the founding of the Chesapeake Bay colonies through the Revolution. Berkin ... Read full review