The Practice of U. S. Women's History : Narratives, Intersections, and Dialogues.
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- Piscataway : Rutgers University Press, 2007.
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- Women -- United States -- History.
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- In this collection of seventeen original essays on women's lives from the colonial period to the present, contributors take the competing forces of race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, and region into account. Among many other examples, they examine how conceptions of gender shaped government officials' attitudes towards East Asian immigrants; how race and gender inequality pervaded the welfare state; and how color and class shaped Mexican American women's mobilization for civil and labor rights.
Introduction: Narratives, Intersections, and Dialogues
Chapter 1: Where the Girls Aren't: Women as Reluctant Migrants but Rational Actors in Early America
Chapter 2: "Your Women Are of No Small Consequence": Native American Women, Gender, and Early American History
Chapter 3: From Daughters of Liberty to Women of the Republic: American Women in the Era of the American Revolution
Chapter 4: Southern Women of Color and the American Revolution, 1775-1783
Chapter 5: From Dawn to Dusk: Women's Work in the Antebellum Era
Chapter 6: To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds: Women and the American Civil War
Chapter 7: Turner's Ghost: A Personal Retrospective on Western Women's History
Chapter 8: Gender and U.S. Imperialism in U.S. Women's History
Chapter 9: Chinese American Women in U.S. History: Explaining Representations of Exotic Others, Passive Objects, and Active Subjects
Chapter 10: Migrations and Destinations: Reflections on the Histories of U.S. Immigrant Women
Chapter 11: African American Women and Migration
Chapter 12: Morena/o, Blanca/o, y Café con Leche: Racial Constructions in Chicana/o Historiography
Chapter 13: The Woman Suffrage Movement, 1848-1920
Chapter 14: Engendering Social Welfare Policy
Chapter 15: Interrupting Norms and Constructing Deviances: Competing Frameworks in the Histories of Sexualities in the United States
Chapter 16: Strong People and Strong Leaders: African American Women and the Modern Black Freedom Struggle
Chapter 17: A New Century of Struggle: Feminism and Antifeminism in the United States, 1920-Present
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- Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
- Boris, Eileen.
Kleinberg, S. Jay.
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- Print version: Kleinberg, S. J. The Practice of U. S. Women's History
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