Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America

ISBN-10: 0415921384

ISBN-13: 9780415921381

Edition: 2000

Authors: Sandra Opdycke
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Description: Looking at general trends and specific items such as life in a tenement, women working overseas in World War I, the production of cosmetics in the 1920s, and new female immigration, this atlas portrays the history of American women from a vivid geographical and demographic perspective. In a variety of colorful maps and charts, this important new work documents milestones in the evolution of the social and political rights of women. Coverage includes the rise of reform movements such as temperance, women's suffrage, and abolition during the 19th century, and contraception, abortion rights, and the Equal Rights Amendment in the 20th. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.

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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Foreword I
Breaking Old Ties: American Women Before 1800 he
First American Women
European Women in the New World
Women in the Northern Colonies
Women in the Southern Colonies
Enslaved Women in the Colonies
Women in the Revolutionary Era
Women in the Young Republic Martha Ballard, Eighteenth-Century Midwife
Women's Place in an Expanding Nation 1800-1865
White Women Move West
The Uprooting of Native American Women
Urban Women before the Civil War
Working Women in Antebellum America
Black and White Women on the Plantation
Women and Antebellum Reform Angelina Grimke,
Abolitionist Southern Women during the Civil War
Northern Women during the Civil War
Seeking a Voice 1865-1914
Women in the South During Reconstruction
Women of Color Face New Adversity Settling the Prairies
The Lady of the House A New Wave of Immigrant
Women Making a Home in the Tenements
Working Women at the Turn of the Century
Women in Factories
Women and the Unions Sister Carrie in the Industrial
City New Professional Careers for Women
Women and Progressive-Era Reform Bohemian Women
Part IV
Winning the Vote Women in World War I
Women's Politics after Suffrage
Black Women Leaving the South
Women's Work Between the Wars
A World of Things to Buy Selling
Beauty Women During the Depression Eleanor Roosevelt
Voice of Conscience World War II: Women in the Military
World War II: Women on the Home Front
The Move to the Suburbs Confronting the Question of Race
Redefining Women's Place 1965
To The Present Conflict and Dissent in the Late 1960s
Confronting the Question of Gender
Recent Trends in Women's
Work Recent Trends in Women's
Income Recent Trends in Women's
Immigration Recent Trends in Women and Politics Georganna Deas,
Speaking Truth to Power Recent Trends Regarding Women and Crime
Recent Trends in Women's Health Living Longer
American Women: Statistics over Time
Further Reading
Index Map
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