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Women in the American Revolution
Women in the American Revolution

Gender, Politics, and the Domestic World

Oberg, Barbara B.

Building on a quarter century of scholarship following the publication of the groundbreaking Women in the Age of the American Revolution, the engagingly written essays...


To Herland and Beyond
To Herland and Beyond

The Life and Work of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Lane, Ann J.

To "Herland" and Beyond is Ann J. Lane's perceptive biography of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, one of America's most important fin-de-siecle feminists. Drawing from an abundance of...


Women and Public Policies
Women and Public Policies

Reassessing Gender Politics

Gelb, Joyce, Palley, Marian Lief

Women and Public Policies, praised by Janet Boles as "the first attempt to deal with several women's policies in a systematic manner within a common framework," analyzes how...


The Sheltered Life
The Sheltered Life
Glasgow, Ellen

"The Sheltered Life," writes Carol S. Manning in her Afterword to this new paperback edition, is "a jewel of American literature and deserves recognition as a...


Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies
Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies

Women and the Mexican-American War

Belohlavek, John M.

In Patriots, Prostitutes, and Spies, John M. Belohlavek tells the story of women on both sides of the Mexican-American War (1846-48) as they were propelled by the bloody...


Women and Laughter
Women and Laughter
Gray, Frances

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Women as Subjects
Women as Subjects

South Asian Histories

Kumar, Nita

Women as Subjects affords a rare opportunity to consider the changing identity and status of women in India today- how they view themselves and how they are viewed- through the...


Collateral Damage
Collateral Damage

Women Write about War

Mujica, Bárbara

From Homer to Tim O’Brien, war literature remains largely the domain of male writers, and traditional narratives imply that the burdens of war are carried by men. But women and...


Unheard Voices
Unheard Voices

The First Historians of Southern Women

Scott, Anne Firor

In this collective biography one of the preeminent historians of her generation retrieves the work and lives of the few who preceded her in writing the history of women in the...


Lucy Stone
Lucy Stone

Pioneer of Woman's Rights

Blackwell, Alice Stone

Alice Stone Blackwell, editor of the Woman's Journal, published this biography of her mother, Lucy Stone, in 1930, a decade after the ratification of the Nineteenth...


A Woman's War
A Woman's War

Southern Women, Civil War, and the Confederate Legacy

Campbell, Edward D. C., Jr., Rice, Kim S.

Enhanced by excerpts from primary documents as well as numerous illustrations, this collection of essays by some of the country’s most prominent Civil War historians intends to...


Escapade
Scott, Evelyn

In 1913, at the age of nineteen, Elsie Dunn- later to be known as Evelyn Scott- turned her back on the genteel Southern world she was born into and ran off to Brazil with a...


Eliza Fenwick
Eliza Fenwick

Early Modern Feminist

Paul, Lissa

This captivating biography traces the life of Eliza Fenwick, an extraordinary woman who paved her own unique path throughout the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as she...


Finding Justice
Finding Justice

A History of Women Lawyers in Maryland since 1642

Battaglia, Lynne A.

Although women were not officially permitted to practice law in Maryland until 1902, when they were first able to sit for the bar exam, the history of women acting as lawyers...