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Author Norton, Mary Beth

Title Separated by their sex : women in public and private in the colonial Atlantic world / Mary Beth Norton

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011
 CCRI-Prov.  HQ1416 .N67 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ1416 .N67 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HQ1416 .N67 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1416 .N67 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Lady Frances Berkeley and Virginia politics, 1675-1678 -- Mistress Alice Tilly and her supporters, 1649-1650 -- English women in the public realm, 1642-1653 -- Mistress Elinor James and her broadsides, 1681-1714 -- John Dunton and the invention of the feminine private -- Mistress Sarah Kemble Knight and her journal, 1704 -- Women and politics, eighteenth century style -- Lady Chatham and her correspondents, 1740s-1760s -- Consolidating the feminine private -- Conclusion : defining "women."
LC subject Women -- United States -- History
Women -- Great Britain -- History
Women in public life -- United States -- History
Women in public life -- Great Britain -- History
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
ISBN 9780801449499 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801449499 (cloth : alk. paper)