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The Resource America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins

Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Title
America's women
Title remainder
four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Statement of responsibility
Gail Collins
Title variation
  • America's women
  • Americas women
Title variation remainder
  • 400 years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
  • four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of women in America, from the female settlers who vanished from Roanoke to the twenty-first century, noting the societal and political rules that influenced fashion, attitudes, education, sex, health, and work
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158482
Cataloging source
JJG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Gail
Dewey number
305.4/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines
Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [511]-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first colonists: voluntary and otherwise -- The women of New England: goodwives, heretics, Indian captives, and witches -- Daily life in the colonies: housekeeping, children, and sex -- Toward the Revolutionary War -- 1800-1860: true women, separate spheres, and many emergencies -- Life before the Civil War: cleanliness and corsetry -- African American women: life in bondage -- Women and abolition: white and Black, north and south -- The Civil War: nurses, wives, spies, and secret soldiers -- Women go west: pioneers, homesteaders, and the fair but frail -- The gilded age: stunts, shorthand, and study clubs -- Immigrants: discovering the "woman's country" -- Turn of the century: the arrival of the new woman -- Reforming the world: suffrage, temperance, and other causes -- The twenties: all the liberty you can use in the backseat of a Packard -- The Depression: Ma Perkins and Eleanor Roosevelt -- World War II: "she's making history, working for victory" -- The fifties: life at the far end of the pendulum -- The sixties: the pendulum swings back with a vengeance
Control code
671164
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 556 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061227226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061227226
  • (OCoLC)144598489
Label
America's women : four hundred years of dolls, drudges, helpmates, and heroines, Gail Collins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [511]-540) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first colonists: voluntary and otherwise -- The women of New England: goodwives, heretics, Indian captives, and witches -- Daily life in the colonies: housekeeping, children, and sex -- Toward the Revolutionary War -- 1800-1860: true women, separate spheres, and many emergencies -- Life before the Civil War: cleanliness and corsetry -- African American women: life in bondage -- Women and abolition: white and Black, north and south -- The Civil War: nurses, wives, spies, and secret soldiers -- Women go west: pioneers, homesteaders, and the fair but frail -- The gilded age: stunts, shorthand, and study clubs -- Immigrants: discovering the "woman's country" -- Turn of the century: the arrival of the new woman -- Reforming the world: suffrage, temperance, and other causes -- The twenties: all the liberty you can use in the backseat of a Packard -- The Depression: Ma Perkins and Eleanor Roosevelt -- World War II: "she's making history, working for victory" -- The fifties: life at the far end of the pendulum -- The sixties: the pendulum swings back with a vengeance
Control code
671164
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xvii, 556 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061227226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061227226
  • (OCoLC)144598489

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