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The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (Routledge Atlases of American History)

 
 
 
 
The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (Routledge Atlases of American History)
Author: Sandra Opdycke
ISBN 13: 9780415921381
ISBN 10: 415921384
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2000-04-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $35.95
 
 

Looking at general trends and specific items such as life in a tenement, women working overseas in World War I, the production of cosmetics in the 1920s, and new female immigration, this atlas portrays the history of American women from a vivid geographical and demographic perspective. In a variety of colorful maps and charts, this important new work documents milestones in the evolution of the social and political rights of women. Coverage includes the rise of reform movements such as temperance, women's suffrage, and abolition during the 19th century, and contraception, abortion rights, and the Equal Rights Amendment in the 20th. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.