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  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 44.99 US$ 40.49

    On the basis of an examination of a vast array of sources, ranging from novels like Huckleberry Finn , Uncle Tom's Cabin and Main Street , to letters, popular magazines, and cookbooks, Matthews sets out to examine what housewives had in the 19th century, and what they have lost in modern times. She argues that the culture of professionalism of... more...

  • The Golden State in the Civil Warby Glenna Matthews

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    Breaks new ground in its coverage of California during the Civil War era, in terms of geography and social groupings. more...

  • The Rise of Public Womanby Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 39.99 US$ 35.99

    This richly woven history ranges from the seventeenth century to the present as it masterfully traces the movement of American women out of the home and into the public sphere. Matthews examines the Revolutionary War period, when women exercised political strength through the boycott of household goods and Elizabeth Freeman successfully sued for freedom... more...

  • Running as a Womanby Linda Witt; Glenna Matthews; Karen M. Paget

    Free Press 1995; US$ 21.95

    Women have become a strong force in electoral politics, as candidates, office holders, and vocal constituents. In Running as a Woman , Linda Witt, Karen Paget, and Glenna Matthews explore the significant issues for women in public life: their marital status, the threat of sexual innuendo, what?s involved in becoming a credible candidate, and raising... more...

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