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Women of the Republic : Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America
by Linda K. Kerber


Overview - Linda K. Kerber presents a groundbreaking analysis of the role of women during the Revolutionary Era. Drawn from the direct testimony provided by women in their letters, diaries, and legal records, Women of the Republic describes women's participation in the war, evaluates changes in their education in the late eighteenth century, and analyzes their status in law and society.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Linda K. Kerber presents a groundbreaking analysis of the role of women during the Revolutionary Era. Drawn from the direct testimony provided by women in their letters, diaries, and legal records, Women of the Republic describes women's participation in the war, evaluates changes in their education in the late eighteenth century, and analyzes their status in law and society. It also traces the development of the ideology of 'Republican Motherhood, ' which urged women to direct their patriotism toward the nurturing of the next generation of public-spirited citizens.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780807846322
  • ISBN-10: 0807846325
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: February 1997
  • Page Count: 318
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Series: Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American Hist

Related Categories

Books > History > United States - Revolutionary War
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General
Books > Social Science > Feminism & Feminist Theory

 
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