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Title:
Women in early America : struggle, survival, and freedom in a new world
Author:
Mays, Dorothy A.
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Publication Information:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxi, 495 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Abortion -- Adams, Abigail Smith -- Adams, Hannah -- Addictive substances -- Adultery -- African American women and religion -- African American women and the American Revolution -- African American women, free -- Aging Women -- Agricultural Labor -- American Revolution -- American Revolution and its effect on women's status -- American Revolution on the home front -- Anglican women -- Arnold, Margaret Shippen -- Benevolent societies -- Berkeley, Lady Frances Culpeper -- Birth control -- Body image and beauty -- Boycotts -- Bradford, Cornelia Smith -- Bradstreet, Anne -- Brant, Molly -- Breastfeeding -- Brent, Margaret -- Camp followers and women of the Army -- Catholic women -- Childbirth -- Children, custody of -- Civil disobedience -- Clothing -- Colonization, effect on Indian Women -- Convents -- Cooking -- Courtship -- Coverture -- Crime and punishment -- Dancing -- Dare, Virginia -- Death and funeral customs -- Diet -- Disease -- Divorce -- Domestic labor -- Domestic violence -- Duston, Hannah Emerson -- Dutch settlement, women's life and culture in -- Dyer, Mary -- Education -- Elite women -- Etiquette -- Feme sole -- Feme sole trader -- Feminism -- First-generation immigrants -- Fornication -- Franklin, Ann Smith -- Freeman, Elizabeth -- French colonies, women in -- Fur traders' wives -- Gambling -- Gardening -- German women -- Girlhood and adolescence -- Graham, Isabella Marshall -- Great awakening -- Gynecological issues -- Hemings, Sally -- Hobbies and games -- Holidays and festivals -- Household responsibilities -- Housing -- Hutchinson, Anne Marbury -- Hygiene -- Indentured servitude and convict labor -- Indian captivity -- Indian women -- Indian women and leadership -- Indian women and work -- Infanticide -- Interracial marriage -- Islamic women -- Jemison, Mary -- Jewish women -- Key, Elizabeth -- Knight, Sarah Kemble -- Lee, Ann -- Legal status of women -- Lesbians -- Literature -- Loyalist women and the American Revolution -- Manly hearted women -- Mariners' wives -- Marriage -- Marriage and family among enslaved women -- McCrea, Jane -- Medical care -- Mental illness -- Merry, Anne Brunton -- Methodist women -- Midwives -- Military service and the American Revolution -- Milliners and seamstresses -- Molly Pitcher legend -- Moody, Lady Deborah Dunch -- Moravian women -- Motherhood -- Mothers, single -- Murray, Judith Sargent Stevens -- Musgrove, Mary -- Music -- Nurse, Rebecca -- Orphaned girls -- Philipse, Margaret Hardenbrook -- Pilgrim women -- Pinckney, Eliza Lucas -- Plantation mistresses -- Pocahontas -- Political wives -- Portraiture -- Poverty -- Printers and the printing trade -- Prostitution -- Puritan women -- Quaker women -- Quilting -- Rape -- Religion -- Reputation -- Ross, Betsy Griscom -- Rowlandson, Mary -- Rowson, Susanna Haswell -- Sacagawea -- Salem Witch Trials -- Sampson, Deborah -- Schuyler, Catherine Van Rensselaer -- Science and technology, women in -- Self-sufficiency -- Seton, Elizabeth Ann Bayley -- Sewing -- Sex and sexuality -- Sex ratio -- Shopkeepers and merchants -- Shopping -- Single women -- Slander --

Slavery -- Spanish colonies, women in -- Spies and the American Revolution -- Spooner, Bathsheba -- Sports and leisure -- Stepfamilies -- Suffrage -- Sumptuary laws -- Superstition and belief in magic -- Tavern keepers and innkeepers -- Teachers -- Tekakwitha, Kateri -- Textile industry -- Theater --Timothy, Elizabeth -- Tituba -- Tourism and leisure travel -- Travel -- Van Rensselaer, Maria van Cortlandt -- Ward, Nancy -- Warren, Mercy Otis -- Washington, Martha Dandridge Custis -- Wheatley, Phillis -- Widowhood -- Wilkinson, Jemima -- Wills and inheritance -- Wilson, Sarah -- Witchcraft -- Wright, Patience Lovell -- Young Ladies' Academy of Philadelphia.
ISBN:
9781851094295

9781851094349
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