Handbook of American Women's History

Handbook of American Women's History

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Sage Publications

This exceptional reference presents short articles on key people, events, and ideas that have shaped the history of women in the United States. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition features more than 100 new entries as well as, for the first time, photographs and artwork illustrating key concepts.

Aimed at librarians, students, and teachers, the Handbook of American Women's History provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary view of a fascinating field of study. Arranged alphabetically, each entry is accompanied by a bibliography of primary and secondary sources to which interested readers can turn for more information. Editors Angela M. Howard and Frances M. Kavenik also provide an extensive subject/name index and end-of-entry cross-referencing to make the book an invaluable resource.

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New edition of a reference that presents articles on events, ideas, and key people (from historical icons to modern-day achievers) that have shaped the history of women in the U.S. Drawing on the research and expertise of about 300 contributors, about 1,000 alphabetically-arranged entries cover the wide spectrum of fields in which women have made a critical difference, i.e. civil rights, arts, athletics, education, science, industry, and others. Features b&w photographs and illustrations that document moments in history. Edited by Howard (U.S. and women's history, U. of Houston) and Kavenik (English, U. of Wisconsin). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780761916352
Branch Call Number: R 305.4 HAN
Characteristics: xx, 724 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Kavenik, Frances M. 1944-
Howard, Angela


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