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A colonial woman's bookshelf

Author: Kevin J Hayes
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Despite major advances in women's history, literary history, and the history of the book, the intellectual life of women in colonial America has been a largely neglected area of scholarship. Kevin J. Hayes draws upon an impressive array of primary materials to describe in detail the kinds of books these women read and the reasons why they read them.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin J Hayes
ISBN: 0870499378 9780870499371
OCLC Number: 33667521
Description: xv, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Reading women --
Devotional books --
Conduct books --
Housewifery, physick, midwifery --
Facts and fictions --
Science books.
Responsibility: Kevin J. Hayes.

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Despite major advances in women's history, literary history, and the history of the book, the intellectual life of women in colonial America has been a largely neglected area of scholarship. Kevin J. Hayes draws upon an impressive array of primary materials to describe in detail the kinds of books these women read and the reasons why they read them.
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