The Other Civil War: American Women in the Nineteenth Century
By (author) Catherine Clinton
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Other Civil War: American Women in the Nineteenth Century by Catherine Clinton
Book DescriptionA lively, comprehensive account of the struggle for women's rights at a vital time in our national history.The American women who worked for our country's indepence in 1776 hoped the new Republic would grant them unprecedented power and influence. But it was not until the next century that a hardy group of pathbreakers began the slow march on the road to autonomy, a road American women continue to travel today. When "The Other Civil War" was first published in 1984, it was hailed as a thought-provoking narrative of women's lives, among the first books to bring together the new accomplishments of the then-infant discipline of women's history. This revised edition offers a thoroughly updated bibliography, including not only new books and articles but also Internet sources from the past fifteen years of innovative scholarship.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780809016228
(211mm x 137mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Catherine Clinton
When Harriet Met Sojourner, Hardback (August 2008)
Two women with similar backgrounds. Both slaves; both fiercely independent. Harriet Tubman, a brave pioneer who led her fellow slaves to freedom, and Sojourner Truth, a strong woman who spoke up for African American rights. This book presents a portrait of these two women.
Battle Scars, Paperback (March 2006)
Addresses how gender scholarship has changed interpretations of the Civil War. This collection examines the study of masculinity and war, expands understandings of sexuality and politics, and deals with issues of health, treason, religion, domesticity, and slavery as they affected Northern and Southern men and women during the Civil War era.
Columbia Guide to American Women in the Nineteenth Century, Paperback (February 2005)
Offers students of women's history and nineteenth-century American culture with a source of information and interpretation. This book focuses on areas in which scholars have identified changes (such as suffrage and reform), and innovative explorations (for example, work on female sexuality). It features alphabetical encyclopedia-like entries.
Harriet Tubman, Paperback (January 2005)» View all books by Catherine Clinton
This is a long-overdue historical work on one of the most important figures in American history, written by an acclaimed historian of the antebellum era. Harriet Tubman was the first and only woman, fugitive slave, and black to work as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
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Author Biography - Catherine Clinton
CATHERINE CLINTON, who writes under the pseudonym CC Colbert, is a professor of history at Queen's University Belfast specializing in American history with an emphasis on the south. She is the author of "Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom," "Mrs. Lincoln: A Life" and "The Other Civil War."
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