Separated by their sex : women in public and private in the colonial Atlantic world (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Separated by their sex : women in public and private in the colonial Atlantic world

Author: Mary Beth Norton
Publisher: Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bold genealogy of gender in the Anglo-American public sphere from the 1640s to the 1760s. -- Cornell University Press

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Norton, Mary Beth.
Separated by their sex.
Ithaca [N.Y.] : Cornell University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010044492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beth Norton
ISBN: 9780801449499 0801449499 9780801460890 0801460891
OCLC Number: 929350894
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 247 p.) : ill., ports
Contents: Lady Frances Berkeley and Virginia politics, 1675-1678 --
Mistress Alice Tilly and her supporters, 1649-1650 --
English women in the public realm, 1642-1653 --
Mistress Elinor James and her broadsides, 1681-1714 --
John Dunton and the invention of the feminine private --
Mistress Sarah Kemble Knight and her journal, 1704 --
Women and politics, eighteenth century style --
Lady Chatham and her correspondents, 1740s-1760s --
Consolidating the feminine private --
Conclusion : defining "women."
Responsibility: Mary Beth Norton.

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"As Norton notes, this book is a prequel to Liberty's Daughters. Norton had found that in 1750, men and women alike considered the 'fair sex' inferior and largely irrelevant to the world beyond their Read more...

 
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