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Founding Mothers

Author : Linda Grant Depauw
ISBN : 0395701090
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the daily lives, social roles, and contributions of women living during the Revolutionary period.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Revolutionary Women In The War For American Independence

Author : Elizabeth Fries Ellet
ISBN : 0275962636
Genre : History
File Size : 46.83 MB
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A modern, annotated adaptation of the original three-volume 1848-1850 edition of Women of the American Revolution by Elizabeth Ellet, America's first historian of women.
Category: History

An Encyclopedia Of American Women At War

Author : Lisa Tendrich Frank
ISBN : 9781598844436
Genre : History
File Size : 73.28 MB
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A sweeping review of the role of women within the American military from the colonial period to the present day. * An extensive bibliography offers additional reading and research opportunities * Accessibly written essays introduce the thematic developments of each major conflict in American history * Supporting photographs and illustrations depict key female figures * An informative overview in the frontmatter provides historical context to women's roles in the military
Category: History

Popular Media And The American Revolution

Author : Janice Hume
ISBN : 9781136269424
Genre : Social Science
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The American Revolution—an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins—continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to connect to a larger national narrative, one that begins in revolution. In Popular Media and the American Revolution, journalism historian Janice Hume examines the ways that generations of Americans have remembered and embraced the Revolution through magazines, newspapers, and digital media. Overall, Popular Media and the American Revolution demonstrates how the story and characters of the Revolution have been adjusted, adapted, and co-opted by popular media over the years, fostering a cultural identity whose founding narrative was sculpted, ultimately, in revolution. Examining press and popular media coverage of the war, wartime anniversaries, and the Founding Fathers (particularly, "uber-American hero" George Washington), Hume provides insights into the way that journalism can and has shaped a culture's evolving, collective memory of its past. Dr. Janice Hume is a professor and head of the Department of Journalism in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She is author of Obituaries in American Culture (University Press of Mississippi, 2000) and co-author of Journalism in a Culture of Grief (Routledge, 2008).
Category: Social Science

Women In Early America

Author : Dorothy A. Mays
ISBN : 9781851094295
Genre : History
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This volume fills a gap in traditional women's history books by offering fascinating details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the colonies. * Nearly 200 A–Z entries on women's lives, contributions, and struggles during the years of early America * Illustrations of the habits of dress, material goods, and buildings that reflect the culture of these women * Extensive annotated bibliography of recommended readings covering legal issues, ethnic groups, customs, and novels set during the era * Sidebars highlighting interesting experiences of early American women
Category: History

Women And The Texas Revolution

Author : Mary L. Scheer
ISBN : 9781574414691
Genre : History
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"Historically, wars and revolutions have offered politically and socially disadvantaged people the opportunity to contribute to the nation (or cause) in exchange for future expanded rights. Although shorter than most conflicts, the Texas Revolution nonetheless profoundly affected not only the leaders and armies, but the survivors, especially women, who endured those tumultuous events and whose lives were altered by the accompanying political, social, and economic changes.
Category: History