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Rebecca Dickinson : independence for a New England woman

Author: Marla R Miller
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2013.
Series: Lives of American women.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An engaging look into the life of Rebecca Dickinson and the paradoxes presented by an unmarried woman who earned her own living at the time of the American Revolution.
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Biography
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Miller, Marla.
Rebecca Dickinson : Independence for a New England Woman.
New York : Westview Press, ©2013
Named Person: Rebecca Dickinson; Rebecca Dickinson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marla R Miller
ISBN: 9780813347660 0813347661
OCLC Number: 857079203
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 194 pages).
Contents: Series Editor's Foreword; Author's Preface: Reading an Eighteenth-Century Diary; Introduction: The Independence of Rebecca Dickinson; 1. Origins and Awakenings; 2. Entering the Female Economy; 3. A World at War, a Soul at Peace; 4. The Unraveling; 5. Revolutionary Hatfield; 6. Rebellion, Redux; 7. Reproducing the Nation; 8. Singlehood and the ""Bar in the Way""; 9. The ""Most Dark and Puzzling Affair""; 10. Twilight; Conclusion: Remembering Independence; Primary Sources; Study Questions; Notes; Bibliographic Essay; Index.
Series Title: Lives of American women.
Responsibility: Marla R. Miller.

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