Women and the National Experience Primary Sources in American History

ISBN-10: 0321005554

ISBN-13: 9780321005557

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Ellen Skinner

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This brief, affordable primary source reader contains more than one hundred different sources that describe the history of women in the United States. Women and the National Experience, 2/e, is part of the Primary Sources in American History Series, which provides students with inexpensive collections of thought-provoking primary sources. Combining classic and unusual sources, this anthology explores the private voices and public lives of women throughout U.S. history, and also lets students experience what historians really do and how history is written.
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List price: $47.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 10/29/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

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