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Root of Bitterness Documents of the Social History of American Women

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ISBN-10: 155553256X

ISBN-13: 9781555532567

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Nancy F. Cott, Jeanne Boydston, Ann Braude, Lori D. Ginzberg, Molly Ladd-Taylor

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Presenting a diverse collection of documents, Root of Bitterness reaches from the colonial era through the nineteenth century, focusing on six dominant themes: women's work, the power of gender, the physical body, women's collective efforts, diversity and conflict among women, and women's relation to state authority. This edition contains about twenty selections from the original volume and almost sixty new ones.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 3/28/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Ann Braude teaches at the Harvard Divinity School and is co-editor of Roots of Bitterness: Documents in the Social History of American Women.

Lori D. Ginzberg is associate professor of history and women's studies at Pennsylvania State University. She is author of two books, including Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States. A native of New York City, Ginzberg lives in Philadelphia.