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  • "Just a Housewife"by Glenna Matthews

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    This volume depicts the changing attitudes towards domesticity in this country, from widespread reverence for the home in the nineteenth century to the lack of respect and attention that housewives have received and continue to receive in this century. Examining novels, letters, popular magazines, and cookbooks, Matthews argues that the culture of... more...

  • The Golden State in the Civil Warby Glenna Matthews

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    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$ 34.39

    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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