Florence Kelley And The Nation S Work

Pub Date : 1997-08-01 | Author : Kathryn Kish Sklar | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300072856
ISBN 13 : 9780300072853

Not only a biography of Florence Kelley, a leading reformer in the Progressive Era, this book also serves as a political history of the USA during a period of change when women wor..

Women And Power In American History From 1880

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Kathryn Kish Sklar | Publisher : Pearson College Division

ISBN 10 : 0130415812
ISBN 13 : 9780130415813

This anthology brings together carefully selected, quality articles in U.S. Women's History—organized around an interest in issues of gender and power in American society. Twenty..

The Women Founders

Pub Date : 2006-12-31 | Author : Patricia Madoo Lengermann | Publisher : Waveland Press

ISBN 10 : 9781478609360
ISBN 13 : 1478609362

An essential volume for anyone interested in the history of sociology, the development of sociological theory, or the history of women in the profession, this well-researched, comp..

Catharine Beecher

Pub Date : 1973 | Author : Kathryn Kish Sklar | Publisher : New Haven : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300015801
ISBN 13 : 9780300015805

Depicts the mid-19th century female experience through the life of a member of the eminent Beecher family...

A Class By Herself

Pub Date : 2015-04-20 | Author : Nancy Woloch | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400866366
ISBN 13 : 1400866367

A Class by Herself explores the historical role and influence of protective legislation for American women workers, both as a step toward modern labor standards and as a barrier to..

Lillian Wald

Pub Date : 2012-09-01 | Author : Marjorie N. Feld | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469606620
ISBN 13 : 1469606623

Founder of Henry Street Settlement on New York's Lower East Side as well as the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Lillian Wald (1867-1940) was a remarkable social welfare activis..