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Women's Agency in Early Modern Britain and the American Colonies

Women's Agency in Early Modern Britain and the American Colonies( )
Author: O'Day, Rosemary
Series title:Themes in British Social History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-582-29463-9
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Pearson Education
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

Women in early modern Britain and colonial America were not the weak husband- and father-dominated characters of popular myth. Quite the reverse, strong women were the norm.  They exercised considerable influence as important agents in the social, economic, religious and cultural life of their societies.

This book shows how women on both sides of the Atlantic, while accepting a patriarchal system with all its advantages and disadvantages, contrived to carve out...
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Book Details
Pages:504
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
History / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.875 x 23.495 x 2.921 cm
Book Weight:0.748 Kilograms



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