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Inventing the American Woman - Volume 1 - To 1877

£5.99

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Professor Glenda Riley portrays the experience of women of all colours and ethnicity in this vibrant history of women in America. A consistent theme in these volumes is the tension between prescribed roles and expectations--the inventing process--and the manner in which women actually thought and felt about their lives and times. The portraits of many women who resisted or simply ignored imposed models of womanhood emerge in dramatic fashion as the author examines women in successive periods of American history as well as their sometimes subtle, sometimes overt protests against confining stereotypes. Volume One covers from the 1600s to 1877 and tells the truly inclusive story of all types of women and their role in shaping the history of the United States. Includes many illustrations. Covers and spine in very good condition. Mildly bumped edges. Contents clean except for one word highlighted in page x (Introduction) and an erased pencil note at the bottom of page xi (Introduction).

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Author(s):
Riley, Glenda
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5cm x 15cm
Edition:
Second Edition (1995)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0882959220
ISBN-13:
9780882959221
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Harlan Davidson, Inc.
Title:
Inventing the American Woman - Volume 1 - To 1877

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Professor Glenda Riley portrays the experience of women of all colours and ethnicity in this vibrant history of women in America. A consistent theme in these volumes is the tension between prescribed roles and expectations--the inventing process--and the manner in which women actually thought and felt about their lives and times. The portraits of many women who resisted or simply ignored imposed models of womanhood emerge in dramatic fashion as the author examines women in successive periods of American history as well as their sometimes subtle, sometimes overt protests against confining stereotypes. Volume One covers from the 1600s to 1877 and tells the truly inclusive story of all types of women and their role in shaping the history of the United States. Includes many illustrations. Covers and spine in very good condition. Mildly bumped edges. Contents clean except for one word highlighted in page x (Introduction) and an erased pencil note at the bottom of page xi (Introduction).

Author(s):
Riley, Glenda
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.5cm x 15cm
Edition:
Second Edition (1995)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0882959220
ISBN-13:
9780882959221
Number of pages:
172
Publisher:
Harlan Davidson, Inc.
Title:
Inventing the American Woman - Volume 1 - To 1877

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