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Women in Early America$
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Thomas A. Foster

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781479874545

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Women in Early America: Crossing Boundaries, Rewriting Histories

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(p.1) Introduction
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Women in Early America
Author(s):

Thomas A. Foster

Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0001

The introduction situates the following chapters in the context of existing scholarship on early American history and on women’s history. It argues that the original feminist goal of recovery has not yet been realized and that more scholarship is needed on women. It also argues that more scholarship on women is needed in the literature on early America and more is needed on early American women in the literature on women’s history, which tends to focus on the twentieth century.

Keywords:   early American history, feminism, women’s history

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