Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection, 1st Edition

  • Peg Lamphier
  • Rosanne Welch
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  • ISBN-10: 1610696034
  • ISBN-13: 9781610696036
  • DDC: 305.40973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1824 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women's contributions to American history and culture, empowering all students by demonstrating a more populist approach to the past. This encyclopedia is organized into four chronological volumes, with each volume further divided into three sections. Each section features an overview essay and thematic essay as well as detailed entries on topics ranging from Lady Gaga to Ladybird Johnson, Lucy Stone, and Lucille Ball, and from the International Ladies of Rhythm to the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. The set also includes a vast variety of primary documents, such as personal letters, public papers, newspaper articles, recipes, and more.