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Endless Crusade: Women Social Scientists and Progressive Reform
This study examines the careers of the first four American women to be trained as social scientists in the research universities of late 19th-century USA. The efforts of these women toExpand
History's Memory: Writing America’s Past, 1880-1980
Enthusiasts and critics both have looked to the political upheavals of the 1960s to explain transformations in historical study. But how new, in fact, are our contemporary approaches to the study andExpand
The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency
A woman will one day occupy the Oval Office because women themselves have made it inevitable, says best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick. She tells the remarkable 150-year story of the candidates,Expand
Muckraking: Three Landmark Articles
This volume is built around three famous muckraking magazine articles - by Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell, and Ray Stannard Baker. All drawn from the same issue of McClure's Magazine (January 1903),Expand
Childbirth and an Unwed Mother in Seventeenth-Century New England
  • E. Fitzpatrick
  • History
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 July 1983
Childbirth in colonial America has been portrayed as an occasion that was, in part, a social event. Family, friends, and neighbors gathered around a pregnant woman during her lying-in to provideExpand