Qty:1
  • List Price: $175.00
  • Save: $33.78 (19%)
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Handbook of American Wome... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: :
Comment: Former Library book. Used but still in excellent shape. Clean pages and little wear.Great prices and great return policy! Best books around. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Handbook of American Women's History Hardcover – July 22, 2000

ISBN-13: 978-0761916352 ISBN-10: 0761916350 Edition: 2 Sub

Buy New
Price: $141.22
19 New from $60.37 15 Used from $5.21
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover, July 22, 2000
"Please retry"
$141.22
$60.37 $5.21
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Best Books of the Month
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
$141.22 FREE Shipping. Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


Editorial Reviews

From Booklist

The second edition of a title originally conceived and designed in 1990 "as a reference to assist students, teachers, and librarians who are new to the field of American Women's history" updates information but leaves the purpose unchanged. Featuring the 142 new entries and 93 new contributors, plus the addition of 69 illustrations, the volume contains 922 alphabetically arranged articles, varying in length from half a column to several pages. Coverage encompasses "events, organizations, concepts, and individuals that constitute a core of pertinent information regarding the basic materials and sources" in the field of American women's history. There are entries for Acquaintance/date rape and Family violence; African American domestic workers and Lowell Mill girls; Education and Marriage; Girl Scouts of America and National Council of Jewish Women; Industrial Revolution and Korean War; and Photography and Science, as well as for Bella Abzug, Dorothea Dix, Zelda Fitzgerald, Toni Morrison, Sacagawea, and numerous others.All entries include within the body of the readable, accurate text a concise definition establishing the historical significance of the subject under discussion. Appropriately weighted treatments (for example, several pages on the influence of Christianity but a bit more than a column on Joan Baez) follow the definition and in turn are followed by a basic bibliography, citing primary and secondary sources. Cross-references are given in italics at the end of each entry. A bibliography of general surveys and anthologies, reference works, and collections of periodical sources follows the introduction. A list of illustrations and a comprehensive index give further points of entryWell written and factually accurate, this timely update is more comprehensive than similar recent titles. Facts On File's Encyclopedia of Women's History in America (2d ed., 2000) and Houghton's Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History (1998) have far fewer entries, and the latter contains no biographies. Handbook of American Women's History continues to be a recommended resource for academic, public, and high-school libraries. RBB
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved

Review

"The Handbook of American Women’s History is a landmark publication. It draws together a wealth of information and provides substantial bibliographic references. It serves not only as a one-step answer to many questions, but as concrete proof of the vitality of scholarship on women in history." 

(Feminist Collections)

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Handbook of American Women's History
This item: Handbook of American Women's History
Price: $175.00 $141.22
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com