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No small courage : a history of women in the United States

Author: Nancy F Cott
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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"No Small Courage offers chronicle of the American experience, charting women's gradual struggle for social and political independence, from the precolonial era to the present. Individual stories and primary sources - including letters, diaries, and news reports - animate this history of the domestic, professional, and political efforts of American women and explore the diverse realities that they have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
No small courage.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606351864
Online version:
No small courage.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606472418
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy F Cott
ISBN: 0195139461 9780195139464 9780195173239 0195173236
OCLC Number: 43328919
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
The tried and the true: Native American women confronting colonization / John Demos -- The colonial mosaic: 1600-1760 / Jane Kamensky -- The limits of independence: 1760-1800 / Marylynn Salmon -- Breaking new ground: 1800-1848 / Michael Goldberg -- An unfinished battle: 1848-1865 / Harriet Sigerman -- Laborers for liberty: 1865-1890 / Harriet Sigerman -- New paths to power: 1890-1920 / Karen Manners Smith -- From ballots to breadlines: 1920-1940 / Sarah Jane Deutsch -- Pushing the limits: 1940-1961 / Elaine Tyler May -- The road to equality: 1962-today / William H. Chafe.
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Awards: Winner of A Selection of the History Book Club.
Description: ix, 646 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
ch. 1. The tried and the true : Native American women confronting colonization / John Demos --
ch. 2. The colonial mosaic : 1600-1760 / Jane Kamensky --
ch. 3. The limits of independence : 1760-1800 / Marylynn Salmon --
ch. 4. Breaking new ground : 1800-1848 / Michael Goldberg --
ch. 5. An unfinished battle : 1848-1865 / Harriet Sigerman --
ch. 6. Laborers for liberty : 1865-1890 / Harriet Sigerman --
ch. 7. New paths to power : 1890-1920 / Karen Manners Smith --
ch. 8. From ballots to breadlines : 1920-1940 / Sarah Jane Deutsch --
ch. 9. Pushing the limits : 1940-1961 / Elaine Tyler May --
ch. 10. The road to equality : 1962-today / William H. Chafe --
Bibliography --
Picture credits --
Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy F. Cott.
Local System Bib Number:
.b17968689

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This work offers an account of women's struggle for equality in America. With over 100 historical pictures taken from a wide variety of sources, including newspapers and family scrapbooks, this  Read more...
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"Illuminating and lively personal narratives.... Succeeds in giving a sense of how women have been 'active agents' in American history."--The New York Times Book Review"Details a rich store of female Read more...

 
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