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The Rise of Public Woman: Womans Power and Womans Place in the United States, 1630-1970 Glenna Matthews

The Rise of Public Woman: Womans Power and Womans Place in the United States, 1630-1970

Glenna Matthews

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ISBN : 9780195054606
Hardcover
328 pages
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Examining the public role of the American woman, this study argues that, although 19th-century middle class women enjoyed more public influence than working women, by the next century that trend had been reversed. It also describes the circumscribedMoreExamining the public role of the American woman, this study argues that, although 19th-century middle class women enjoyed more public influence than working women, by the next century that trend had been reversed. It also describes the circumscribed nature of womens lives in 18th-century USA.