Lives of American Women: Rebecca Dickinson

Editor/Author Miller, Marla
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-81-334765-3
Category: Biography
Book Status: Available
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Selected and edited by renowned women's historian Carol Berkin, these brief biographies are designed for use in undergraduate courses. Rather than a comprehensive approach, each biography focuses instead on a particular aspect of a women's life that is emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal figure in the era.

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Table of Contents

  • SERIES EDITOR'S FOREWORD
  • AUTHOR'S PREFACE: READING AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY DIARY
  • Introduction: The Independence of Rebecca Dickinson
  • 1 Origins and Awakenings
  • 2 Entering the Female Economy
  • 3 A World at War, a Soul at Peace
  • 4 The Unraveling
  • 5 Revolutionary Hatfield
  • 6 Rebellion, Redux
  • 7 Reproducing the Nation
  • 8 Singlehood and the “Bar in the Way”
  • 9 The “Most Dark and Puzzling Affair”
  • 10 Twilight
  • Conclusion: Remembering Independence
  • Primary Sources
  • STUDY QUESTIONS
  • BIBLIOGRAPHIC ESSAY