The Age Of Homespun

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307416860
Size: 40.34 MB
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Pulling these divergent threads together, Ulrich demonstrates how early Americans made, used, sold, and saved textiles in order to assert their identities, shape relationships, and create history. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Age Of Homespun

Author: Laurel Ulrich
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN:
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A portrait of early industrialization in America chronicles the production of cloth and its influence on the cultural, economic, social, and political world of early America.

Tangible Things

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 019938228X
Size: 11.89 MB
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Tangible Things invites readers to look closely at the things around them, arguing that almost any material thing, when examined closely, can be a link between present and past."--Provided by publisher.

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1400075270
Size: 21.76 MB
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Examines three key works by women--the fifteenth-century "Book of the City of Ladies" by Christine de Pizan, Elizabeth Cady Stanton's memoirs, and Virginia Woolf's "A Room of One's Own," to explore the making of history from a woman's ...

The Weaver S Craft

Author: Adrienne Hood
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812203240
Size: 27.54 MB
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"If American studies scholars needed an example of how local history can be writ large, they can effectively point to this study of weavers in Chester County, Pennsylvania."—American Studies

A Midwife S Tale

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772985
Size: 30.93 MB
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At once lively and impeccably scholarly, A Midwife's Tale is a triumph of history on a human scale. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Women Of The Dawn

Author: Bunny McBride
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803282773
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Four Wabanaki women from four centuries of tribal history recall the long, tragic history of initial European contact and subsequent disease, warfare, and displacement.

Good Wives

Author: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772977
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This enthralling work of scholarship strips away abstractions to reveal the hidden--and not always stoic--face of the "goodwives" of colonial America.