Women in American History to 1880: A Documentary Reader

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Women in American History To 1880 presents a collection of over 70 primary source documents that illuminate the diverse experiences of women from America's colonial period through Reconstruction. * Features images, poems, newspaper articles, and letters not found in other collections * Offers a balanced approach to women's experiences by representing a diversity of voices and focusing on themes of work, citizenship, representations, and domestic lives * Includes an introductory chapter, document headnotes, questions for further discussion after each chapter, and a bibliography for further study, designed to encourage students to engage with the text