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Book Title: Women and Power in American History: A Reader, Volume I to 1880|
The author of the book: Kathryn Kish Sklar
Edition: Prentice Hall
Date of issue: December 1st 1990
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ISBN 13: 9780139622182
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This anthology brings together carefully selected, quality articles in U.S. Women's History—, organized around an interest in issues of gender and power in American society. Twenty individual essays provide readers with a unifying theme, and a greater understanding of history and continuing changes in gender relations. The chosen works discuss female institution building and American feminism, working-class women and sexuality, the professionalization of birth control, the sexual division of labor in the auto industry during World War II, the arrival of women in New York's Chinatown, the ERA, fair pay for working women, and much more. For individuals interested in the history of women in the United States.
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Read information about the authorKathryn Kish Sklar is a Professor of History, co-director of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, and co-director of the Center for the Teaching of American History at Binghamton University.
Kathryn Sklar's research centers on women in social movements in the United States, comparatively considered with British and German women. Her publications focus on the Antebellum and Progressive eras. She is particularly interested in how women's participation in social movements illuminates large questions in U.S. and comparative history, such as those associated with political culture, class formation, state formation, and the construction of gender, religious and ethnic identities.
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