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Women and the Making of America, Combined

Women and the Making of America, Combined - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131839168

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ISBN13: 978-0131839168
ISBN10: 0131839160
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Edition: 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
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Women and the Making of America, Combined - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131839168

Mari Jo Buhle

ISBN13: 978-0131839168
ISBN10: 0131839160
Cover type:
Edition: 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

A chronological survey of the role and experience of women in American history,Women and the Making of Americaexamines the issue of power in womenr's lives and womenr's history. Examining relationships between men and women as well as the diverse experiences of different women, the book explores how women were central to the making of Americar's history.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 WORLDS APART, to 1700 WOMEN IN THE AMERICAS Hunting and Gathering Cultural Differences Marriage, Family, and Gender Identities Exercising Power EUROPEAN WOMEN Flexible Labor Force Patriarchal Societies Challenges to Patriarchy AFRICAN WOMEN BEFORE NEW WORLD CONTACT Work and Power Family Economies Dependence and Freedom: Slavery in Africa THE GENDERED DYNAMICS OF CONTACT Discovering New Worlds Sexuality and Claims of Civilization Gender and the Emergence of the Slave Trade

Chapter 2 CONTACT AND CONQUEST, 1500-1700 SPANISH CONQUEST IN THE SOUTHWEST Immigration and Work Captivity and Kinship Religion and Conquest Witchcraft, Resistance, and Revolt TRADING VENTURES IN THE NORTH The Fur Trade Catholicism and Conversion Marriage, Sex, and Survival in the Middle Ground Tra

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