The Majority Finds Its Past: Placing Women in History

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UNC Press Books, 2005 - 176 pages
Lauded for its contribution to the theory and conceptualization of the field of women's history and for its sensitivity to the differences of class, ethnicity, race, and culture among women, The Majority Finds Its Past became a classic volume in wo
 

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New Approaches to the Study of Women in American History
1
The Lady and the Mill Girl Changes in the Status of Women in the Age of Jackson
10
The Feminists A Second Look
22
Womens Rights and American Feminism
36
Black Women in the United States A Problem in Historiography and Interpretation
48
Community Work of Black Club Women in Interaction and Confrontation
64
Black and White Women in Interaction and Confrontation
73
The Political Activities of Antislavery Women
88
Just a Housewife
102
Placing Women in History Definitions and Challenges
115
The Majority Finds Its Past
127
The Challenge of Womens History
133
Notes
145
Index
169
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Gerda Lerner (1920-2013), author of twelve books in women's history, was one of the founders of the field in the 1960s. She was past president of the Organization of American Historians, Robinson-Edwards Professor Emerita of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and visiting professor of history at Duke University. She was also author of Fireweed: A Political Autobiography.

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