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Women in eighteenth-century America

Mary Sumner Benson

Women in eighteenth-century America

a study of opinion and social usage.

by Mary Sumner Benson

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Published by Kennikat Press in Port Washington, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- United States,
  • Women in literature,
  • Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History & criticism,
  • Woman -- History and condition of women

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Kennikat Press reissue of an American history classic
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p. --
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17039309M

    What was women's work truly like in late eighteenth-century America, and what does it tell us about the gendered social relations of labor in the early republic? In Entangled Lives, Marla R. Miller examines the lives of Anglo-, African, and Native American women in one rural New England community—Hadley, Massachusetts—during the town's. Female slaves endured horrific physical, and sexual abuse. During the eighteenth century, “roughly one African woman was carried across the Atlantic for every two men” (Paton) which reveals that women arrived in American colonies as a minority (Paton). There were race double standards when it came to rape laws because “black men accused of rape.

    Eighteenth-Century Studies "In this nuanced and innovative book, Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor moves female economic life from the margins of society to the center—where it belongs. Instead of focusing on the great merchants, she explains how and why women of all ranks were central to economic development. Image: Elizabeth Timothy, America’s first female newspaper publisher, The South Carolina Gazette, Charleston, South Carolina. 18th Century Women Publishers In the s, women edited approximately 16 of the 78 small, family-owned weekly newspapers circulating throughout the American colonies.

      Professor Gaye Wilson, review of The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 29 April, Books; Women Philosophers of the Seventeenth Century ‘Letters of Advice to Young Spinsters’, in The Lady of Letters in the Eighteenth Century (Los Angeles: ) Ezell, Margaret J. M., The Patriarch's Wife: Literary Evidence and the History of the Family (Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, Author: Jacqueline Broad.


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