Liberty's daughters : the revolutionary experience of American women, 1750-1800 (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Liberty's daughters : the revolutionary experience of American women, 1750-1800

Author: Mary Beth Norton
Publisher: Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 1996
Series: Cornell paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. printingView all editions and formats
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First published in 1980 and recently out of print, Liberty's Daughters is widely considered a landmark book on the history of American women and on the Revolution...

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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beth Norton
ISBN: 0801483476 9780801483479
OCLC Number: 832486387
Description: XXII, 384 Seiten Illustrationen 23 cm
Contents: The small circle of domestic concerns --
The important crisis up on which our fate depends --
Fair flowers if rightly cultivated --
In what wou'd you shew your activity? --
As independent as circumstances will admit --
We commenced perfect statesmen --
Necessity taught us --
A reverence of self --
Vindicating the equality of female intellect.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks
Responsibility: Mary Beth Norton. With a new preface

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'[An] excellent book...[Norton's] first concern... is to trace the decline of patriarchy; the growth of free choice of a spouse; the rise of marital equality...the greater equality in educational Read more...

 
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