Major Problems In American Women's History (Major Problems In American History Series)
Major Problems in American Women's History (Major Problems in American History Series)
Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. Major Problems in American Women's History is the leading reader for courses on the history of American women, covering the subject's entire chronological span. While attentive to the roles of women and the details of women's lives, the authors are especially concerned with issues of historical interpretation and historiography.
1. DOING AMERICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY. Essays. Estelle B. Freedman-A Personal History of Women's History. Vicki L. Ruiz and Leisa D. Meyer-"Ongoing Missionary Labor": A Conversation on Chicana Studies/History. Mia Bay-Black Women Historians and Black Women's History. Sharon Block-Taking Over or Just Undertaking?: A Quantitative Overview of American Women's History. 2. EARLY EUROPEAN-NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL CONTACT. Documents. The French Explorer Samuel de Champlain Describes the Lives of Huron Women and Men in the Great Lakes Region, 1616. Father Geronimo Boscana Describes San Juan Capistrano Indian Women's Lives, 1832. Mary Musgrove Seeks Aid from Georgia in Return for Past Service and Losses, 1747. Elizabeth Hanson Describes Aspects of...