Through Women's Eyes An American History with Documents

ISBN-10: 0312468873

ISBN-13: 9780312468873

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Ellen Carol DuBois, Lynn Dumenil

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Now available in two-volume splits as well as the combined version. Through Women's Eyes: An American Historywas the first textbook in U.S. women's history to bring together an inclusive narrative within the context of the central developments of U.S. history and to integrate written and visual primary sources into each chapter. The result, according to authors Ellen Carol DuBois and Lynn Dumenil, was to "reveal the relationship between secondary and original sources, to show history as a dynamic process of investigation and interpretation rather than a set body of facts and figures." The enormous success of the first edition proves that the field of U.S. women's history was ready for a genre-busting textbook that focuses on women from a broad range of ethnicities, classes, religions and regions and that helps students understand how women and women's history are an integral part of U.S. history.
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List price: $68.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 9/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 928
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

America in the World to 1650
Native American Women
Europeans Arrive
African Women and the Atlantic Slave Trade
Conclusion: Many Beginnings
Documents: African Women and the Slave Trade
Visual Sources: Images of Native American Women
Colonial Worlds, 1607-1750
Southern British Colonies
Northern British Colonies
Other Europes/Other Americas
Conclusion: The Diversity of American Women
Documents: By and About Colonial Women
Visual Sources: Material Culture
Visual Sources: Depictions of Family in Colonial America
Mothers and Daughters of the Revolution 1750-1800
Background to Revolution, 1754-1775
Women and the Face of War, 1775-1783
Revolutionary Legacies
Women and Religion: The Great Awakening
Conclusion: To the Margins of Political Action
Visual Sources: Portraits of Revolutionary Women
Visual Sources: Gendering Images of the Revolution
Documents: Phillis Wheatley, Poet and Slave
Documents: Education and Republican Motherhood
Pedestal, Loom, and Auction Block, 1800-1860
The Ideology of True Womanhood
Women and Wage Earning
Women and Slavery
Conclusion: True Womanhood and the Reality of Women's Lives
Documents: Prostitution in New York City, 1858
Documents: Two Slave Love Stories
Visual Sources: Godey's Lady's Book
Visual Sources: Early Photographs of Factory Operatives and Slave Women
Shifting Boundaries: Expansion, Reform, and Civil War, 1840-1865
An Expanding Nation, 1843-1861
Antebellum Reform
Civil War
Conclusion: Reshaping Boundaries, Redefining Womanhood
Documents: Cross-Cultural Encounters in California, 1848-1850
Documents: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Woman's Rights
Visual Sources: Women on the Civil War Battlefields
Reconstructing Women's Lives North and South, 1865-1900
Gender and the Postwar Constitutional Amendments
Women's Lives in Southern Reconstruction and Redemption
Female Wage Labor and the Triumph of Industrial Capitalism
Women of the Leisured Classes
Conclusion: Toward a New Womanhood
Documents: Ida B. Wells, "Race Woman"
Documents: The Woman Who Toils
Visual Sources: The Higher Education of Women in the Postbellum Years
Visual Sources: Alice Austen: Gilded Age Photographer
Women in an Expanding Nation: Consolidation of the West, Mass Immigration, and the Crisis of the 1890s
Consolidating the West
Late Nineteenth-Century Immigration
Century's End: Challenges, Conflict, and Imperial Ventures
Conclusion: Nationhood and Womanhood on the Eve of a New Century
Documents: Zitkala-� a: Indian Girlhood and Education
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