Download PDF by Nancy A. Hewitt: A Companion to American Women's History

By Nancy A. Hewitt

This number of twenty-four unique essays by means of major students in American women's historical past highlights the newest very important scholarship at the key debates and destiny instructions of this renowned and modern field.

• Covers the breadth of yank Women's background, together with the colonial relations, marriage, future health, sexuality, schooling, immigration, paintings, shopper tradition, and feminism.
• Surveys and evaluates the easiest scholarship on each vital period and subject.
• comprises accelerated bibliography of titles to steer extra learn.

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Lincoln: Nebraska University Press. Perry, Ruth (1991) “Colonizing the Breast: Sexuality and Maternity in Eighteenth-century England,” Journal of the History of Sexuality 2, pp. 204-34. New York: Routledge. Robertson, Karen (1996) “Pocahontas at the Masque,” S&ns 21, pp. 551-83. Salmon, Marylynn (1994) “The Cultural Si@cance of Breastfeedingand Infant Care in Early Modern England and America,” Journal of Social History 28, pp. 247-70. Scott, Joan C. (1986) “Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis,” American Historical Review 91, pp.

Faced with permanent exile, women and men left behind much of what defined them as members of specific sociocultural entities. The inability to provide a child “with all kinds of exquisite beads and with elegantly fashioned gold. through whose strength the tender child is to be protected against summan, the Devil, and against illness, injury and accident” must have cut deep into the hearts of men and women who became parents in the Americas (Muller 1983: 161). It may have been comparable to the inability to circumcise so as to properly initiate boys and girls into their adulthood.

281-306. Stoler, Ann L. (1989) “Making Empire Respectable: The Politics of Race and Sexual Morality in Twentieth-century Colonial Empires,” American Ethnologist 16, pp. 634-60. Stoler, Ann L. (1992) “Sexual Affronts and Racial Frontiers: European Identities and the Cultural Politics of Exclusion in Colonial Southeast Asia,” Comparative Studies in Society and History 34, pp. 514-51. Waselkov, Gregory A. and Braund, Kathryn E. ) (1995) WilliamBartram on the Southeastern Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

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