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Major Problems in American Women's History Documents and Essays

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ISBN-10: 0618122192

ISBN-13: 9780618122196

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Mary Beth Norton, Ruth M. Alexander, Thomas Paterson

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This text, appropriate for courses in U.S. women's history, presents a carefully selected group of readings that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays.
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List price: $61.56
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 520
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Thomas Paterson is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Connecticut and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1968. In addition to being the General Editor of Houghton Mifflin'sMajor Problemsseries, he is co-author ofMajor Problems in American Foreign Relations,5/e, (Houghton Mifflin, 2000) andA People and A Nation,6/e (Houghton Mifflin, 2001). In addition to authoring several books and editing collections of essays on the history of U.S. Foreign Relations, he served as senior editor of the four-volumeEncyclopedia of American Foreign Relations(1997). He is part president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.

Contents 1. Current Issues in American Women's History ESSAYS Manuela Thurner,Issues and Paradigms in American Women's History Gisela Bock,Challenging Dichotomies in Women's History Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham,African American Women in History 2. Colonial Women in New Worlds DOCUMENTS 1. Mary Musgrove Assists the Georgians in Dealing with the Choctaws, 1734 2. Mary Musgrove Seeks Aid from Georgia in Return for Past Service and Losses, 1747 3. Father Juan Sanz de Lezauacute;n Reports a Comanche Raid in New Mexico, 1747 4. Father Pedro Serrano Describes the Treatment of Captive Indian Women in New Mexico, 1761 5. Israel and Mary Wilkinson Describe the Relationship of Sara Muckamugg and…