SeriesGender & American Culture

52 Works Popularity 7,695 (1,189 Members) 1,706 Books 7 Reviews ½ 4.0
Island Queens and Mission Wives: How Gender and Empire Remade Hawai'i's Pacific World (Gender and American Culture) by Jennifer Thigpen 11 copies
The Limits of Sisterhood: The Beecher Sisters on Women's Rights and Woman's Sphere by Jeanne Boydston 25 copies
Revising Life: Sylvia Plath's Ariel Poems by Susan R. Van Dyne 42 copies
Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S. Imperialism, 1915-1940 by Mary A. Renda 80 copies, 1 review
Toward an Intellectual History of Women: Essays by Linda K. Kerber 60 copies1997
Women Against the Good War: Conscientious Objection and Gender on the American Home Front, 1941-1947 by Rachel Waltner Goossen 36 copies1997
Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America by Nancy Isenberg 43 copies1998
Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845 by Catherine A. Brekus 61 copies1998
We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia by Elizabeth R. Varon 22 copies, 1 review1998
Yours in Sisterhood: Ms. Magazine and the Promise of Popular Feminism by Amy Erdman Farrell 15 copies1998
Rank Ladies: Gender and Cultural Hierarchy in American Vaudeville by M. Alison Kibler 20 copies1999
Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia by Jane Dailey 32 copies2000
Captain Ahab Had a Wife: New England Women and the Whalefishery, 1720-1870 by Lisa Norling 49 copies, 1 review2000
Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era by Landon R. Y. Storrs 16 copies2000
Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American Reform, 1880-1930 by Patricia A. Schechter 32 copies2001
Imagining Medea: Rhodessa Jones and Theater for Incarcerated Women by Rena Fraden 16 copies2001
Painting Professionals: Women Artists and the Development of Modern American Art, 1870-1930 by Kirsten Swinth 19 copies2001
Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit by Victoria W. Wolcott 17 copies, 1 review2001
Too Much to Ask: Black Women in the Era of Integration by Elizabeth Higginbotham 9 copies2001
The Artistry of Anger: Black and White Women's Literature in America, 1820-1860 by Linda M. Grasso 13 copies2002
Love on the Rocks: Men, Women, and Alcohol in Post-World War II America by Lori Rotskoff 17 copies2002
Southern History Across the Color Line by Nell Irvin Painter 32 copies2002
The Veiled Garvey: The Life and Times of Amy Jacques Garvey by Ula Yvette Taylor 16 copies2002
Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations by Sharla M. Fett 59 copies2002
Citizen, Mother, Worker: Debating Public Responsibility for Child Care after the Second World War (Gender & American Culture.) by Emilie Stoltzfus 3 copies2003
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision by Barbara Ransby 266 copies, 2 reviews2003
Free Hearts and Free Homes: Gender and American Antislavery Politics by Michael D. Pierson 16 copies2003
Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity by Susan Zaeske 13 copies2003
Women and the Historical Enterprise in America: Gender, Race, and the Politics of Memory, 1880-1945 by Julie Des Jardins 20 copies2003
Closer to Freedom: Enslaved Women and Everyday Resistance in the Plantation South by Stephanie M. H. Camp 126 copies2004
Manliness and Its Discontents: The Black Middle Class and the Transformation of Masculinity, 1900-1930 by Martin Summers 25 copies2004
Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War by Kirsten E. Wood 20 copies2004
Choice and Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare by Johanna Schoen 53 copies2005
The Freedom of the Streets: Work, Citizenship, and Sexuality in a Gilded Age City by Sharon E. Wood 27 copies2005
From Welfare to Workfare: The Unintended Consequences of Liberal Reform, 1945-1965 by Jennifer Mittelstadt 16 copies2005
Home on the Rails: Women, the Railroad, and the Rise of Public Domesticity by Amy G. Richter 27 copies2005
Relative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture by Rachel Devlin 16 copies2005
Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America by Francesca Morgan 14 copies2005
Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition by Cheryl A. Wall 17 copies2005
Feminism, Sexuality, and Politics: Essays by Estelle B. Freedman 12 copies2006
Love for Sale: Courting, Treating, and Prostitution in New York City, 1900-1945 by Elizabeth Clement 29 copies2006
Making Home Work: Domesticity and Native American Assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919 by Jane E. Simonsen 16 copies2006
Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White by Anne Firor Scott 15 copies2006
Republican Women: Feminism and Conservatism from Suffrage through the Rise of the New Right by Catherine E. Rymph 24 copies2006
Conceiving the Future: Pronatalism, Reproduction, and the Family in the United States, 1890-1938 by Laura L. Lovett 11 copies2007
Wives without Husbands: Marriage, Desertion, and Welfare in New York, 1900-1935 by Anna R. Igra 5 copies2007
Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun: The Story of USO Hostesses during World War II by Meghan K. Winchell 30 copies, 1 review2008
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution by Lois Brown 13 copies2008
Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower by Deborah Gray White 30 copies2008
The Company He Keeps: A History of White College Fraternities by Nicholas L. Syrett 29 copies2009
Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South by Hannah Rosen 45 copies2009
Living the Revolution: Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945 by Jennifer Guglielmo 33 copies2010

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Series editors: Thadious Davis and Mary KelleySeries description from UNC Press:The Gender and American Culture series, guided by feminist perspectives, examines the social construction and influence of gender within the full range of American cultures. Books in the series explore the intersection of gender (both female and male) with such markers of difference as race, class, region, and sexuality. The series presents outstanding scholarship from all areas of American studies--including history, literature, religion, folklore, ethnography, and the visual arts--that investigates in a thoroughly contextualized and lively fashion the ways in which gender works with and against these markers. In so doing, the series seeks to reveal how these complex interactions have shaped American life. (English, Unclassified)


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