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Women in the United States, 1830-1945 Paperback – August 1, 1999

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Rutgers University Press; 1st Paperback Edition edition (August 1, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0813527295
  • ISBN-13: 978-0813527291
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,852,939 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'That Kleinberg's history is driven by an economic picture may be the book's greatest usefulness for teachers, students and scholars, all of whom will find the writing accessible and the use of scholarly sources sound and current.' - Melanie S. Gustafson, H-Net 'There is a stylish synthesis of a tremendous amount of diverse work...it deserves to become the first port of call for any reader interested in the field.' - Times Literary Supplement --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Throughout American history, women's roles have been a source of controversy. Despite having to struggle to be heard or listened to, women vigorously participated in the political debates and cultural lives of American society. They responded actively to the social problems of their day, joining anti-slavery and temperance groups in the nineteenth century, only to discover that gender hindered their right to speak or act in public. Such limitations led to the women's rights movement and a long struggle for the vote and full citizenship rights.

In this important new history, Jay Kleinberg explores the transformations in women's lives. She sets women's economic, social and political organizations. The overview of women's changing lives ranges widely across racial, ethnic, and class groups to build an inclusive history to women in urban and rural America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Kleinberg shows the continued dominance of socially restrictive interpretations of women's roles despite dramatic transformations in women's relation to the world inside and outside the home. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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0 of 5 people found the following review helpful By M. Blackburn on September 21, 2006
Format: Paperback
Amazon advertises this book as "hardcover" - but ships paper backs!

It is very difficult to get any action taken on mis-advertised books.

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