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Womanhood in America : from colonial times to the present / Mary P. Ryan.


New York : New Viewpoints, 1975.
ISBN 0531053652, 9780531053652

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
HQ1410 .R9 1975 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
HQ1410 .R9 Available Request
Catholic
Mullen Library stacks
HQ1410.R98 W8 Available Request
UDC
Van Ness stacks
HQ1410 .R9 Available Request
Howard
Founders Library stacks
HQ1410 R9 Available Request
Subjects Frau.
Sex discrimination -- United States.
Sex discrimination.
Sex role.
Sozialgeschichte.
USA.
United States.
Women -- United States -- History.
Women.
Description 496 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1975.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Reviews the changing and persistent aspects of the socially defined roles of women.
Contents Introduction : from woman to womanhood -- Adam's rib : women in agrarian society -- Changing roles, new risks : women in commercial America -- Mothers of civilization : the common woman, 1830-1860 -- Workers, immigrants, social housekeepers : women and the industrial machine, 1860-1920 -- The sexy saleslady : psychology and consumption in the twentieth century -- A kaleidoscope of roles : twentieth-century women at work and in the home -- The current snares of sexism : inequality in any class.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1032229
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WorldCat Identities Ryan, Mary P.
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