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Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs: Gender, Race, and Power in Colonial Virginia.
Kathleen Brown examines the origins of racism and slavery in British North America from the perspective of gender. Both a basic social relationship and a model for other social hierarchies, genderExpand
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Independence, Citizenship, and the American Revolution
  • J. R. Gundersen
  • Political Science
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 1 October 1987
Historians have long considered concepts of political representation a major focus of the ideological debate during the era of the American Revolution (1760-89). While their investigations haveExpand
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Toward an intellectual history of women : essays
The maturation and increasing complexity of studies in women's history are widely recognized, and in this collection of essays, Kerber's essential contribution to the field is made clear. In thisExpand
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To Be Useful to the World: Women in Revolutionary America, 1740-1790
Offering an interpretation of the Revolutionary period that places women at the center, Joan R. Gundersen provides a synthesis of the scholarship on women's experiences during the era as well as aExpand
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The Local Parish as a Female Institution: The Experience of All Saints Episcopal Church in Frontier Minnesota
In recent years historians have begun exploring the feminization of religion in nineteenth-century America. While much of the published debate has centered on the particular definition presented byExpand
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Married Women's Legal Status in Eighteenth-Century New York and Virginia
A single woman in eighteenth-century British America possessed the same legal, if not political, rights as a single man, but when she married she became a feme covert, thereby undergoing aExpand
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