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  • Revolutionary Mothersby Carol Berkin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    The American Revolution was a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, and danger into the life of every American. In this groundbreaking history, Carol Berkin shows us how women played a vital role throughout the conflict. The women of the Revolution were most active at home, organizing boycotts of British goods, raising funds for the... more...

  • Civil War Wivesby Carol Berkin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

      In these moving stories if Angelina Grimké Weld, wife of abolitionist Theodore Weld, Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Julia Dent grant, wife of Ulysses S. Grant, Carol Berkin reveals how women understood the cataclysmic events of their day.  Their stories, taken together, help reconstruct the era of the Civil... more...

  • Encyclopedia of American Literatureby Carol Berkin

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 450.00

    A reference work that spans the entire scope of American literature, from the colonial period onwards. It includes entries reflecting writers, works, literary movements, and more that high school students and undergraduates are likely to encounter. It also includes bibliographies listing key critical and biographical resources. more...

  • First Generationsby Carol Berkin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 16.99

    Indian, European, and African women of seventeenth and eighteenth-century America were defenders of their native land, pioneers on the frontier, willing immigrants, and courageous slaves. They were also - as traditional scholarship tends to omit - as important as men in shaping American culture and history. This remarkable work is a gripping portrait... more...

  • A Brilliant Solutionby Carol Berkin

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 14.99

    CHAPTER ONE The Call for a Convention "Our present federal government is a name, a shadow" THE YEAR WAS 1786. It was the tenth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and the third year of life in a new nation, but political leaders everywhere feared there was little cause to celebrate. Dark clouds and a suffocating gloom seemed to have... more...

  • The Bill of Rightsby Carol Berkin

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid history of political strategy, big egos, and partisan interest that set the terms of the ongoing contest between the federal government and the states. Revered today for articulating America?s founding principles, the first ten amendments?the Bill of Rights?was in fact a political... more...

  • The Bill of Rightsby Carol Berkin

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 27.50

    The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid history of political strategy, big egos, and partisan interest that set the terms of the ongoing contest between the federal government and the states. Revered today for articulating America?s founding principles, the first ten amendments?the Bill of Rights?was in fact a political... more...

  • The Bill of Rightsby Carol Berkin

    Simon & Schuster 2015; Not Available

    The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid history of political strategy, big egos, and partisan interest that set the terms of the ongoing contest between the federal government and the states. Revered today for articulating America?s founding principles, the first ten amendments?the Bill of Rights?was in fact a political... more...

  • Clio in the Classroomby Carol Berkin; Margaret Crocco; Barbara Winslow

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 17.99

    Part I: Three Eras of U.S. Women's History. 1. Women in Colonial and Revolutionary America, Carol Berkin (Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center). 2. Women in Nineteenth Century America, Cindy Lobel (Lehman College). 3. Women in Twentieth Century America, Barbara Winslow (Brooklyn College). Part Two: Conceptualizing Issues in U.S. Women's... more...

  • Women in Early Americaby Carol Berkin; Thomas A. Foster; Jennifer L. Morgan

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    "I really think this book will become a landmark volume. Without losing sight of any of the complexities integral to our postmodern sensibilities, the authors have managed to return to a crucial but too often neglected subject?the lived experiences of real women in Early America. Perhaps we can have it both ways after all."-Camilla Townsend,Rutgers... more...

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