A History of Women in America: From Founding Mothers to Feminists-How Women Shaped the Life and Culture of America

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Thorough, enlightening, and enjoyably readable, A History of Women in America traces the journey of American women from colonial to modern-day times.  This narrative history, incorporating first-person accounts, traces the development of women's diverse roles in America. Against the backdrop of major historical events and movements, the authors examine the issues that changed the roles and lives of women in our society. Includes photographs.

  • 416 pages
  • 4.12 x 0.96 x 6.87 inches
  • paperback
  • by Carol Hymowitz  and Michaele Weissman 

The Center for Women’s History new exhibition showcases approximately 45 objects from New-York Historical’s own Museum and Library collections to demonstrate how “women’s work” defies categorization. Curated by the Center for Women’s History curatorial staff and fellows. The Exhibition is on view July 21, 2023 - July 7, 2024. 

Item Number: 23136