Laborers for Liberty

Laborers for Liberty

American Women, 1865-1890

Book - 1994
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In the years following the Civil War, women in the United states took up many new roles and their impact on the nation became ever more visible. As new territories were settled and the country began to heal its wounds, great industrial expansion brought changes in women's occupations, education, and activities. The sharecroppers who labored in the fields of the South, migrants who put down roots in the Great Plains, immigrants who sought opportunities in the ever-swelling cities, the first generation of young women to attend universities--all were part of the changing American landscape.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1994
ISBN: 0195080467 (acid-free paper)
Branch Call Number: Y305.42 SIG
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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