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

By Sandra Opdycke (Author)
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Features significant events that advanced the rights of women, and addresses women's lives in tenements, their work overseas during World War I, the development of cosmetics in the 1920s, and the new wave of female immigrants.

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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.

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (Routledge Atlases of American History) by Sandra Opdycke has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • Booklist - 10/15/2000 page 484
  • Publishers Weekly - 05/22/2000 page 90
  • School Library Journal - 11/01/2000 page 94

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Item Specifications...

Format: Facsimile,   Unknown format
Studio: Routledge
Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.97" Width: 7.01" Height: 0.56"
Weight:   0.85 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 20, 2000
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  0415921384  
ISBN13  9780415921381  

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More About Sandra Opdycke

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sandra Opdycke is Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies at Vassar College and Associate Director of the Fordham Institute for Innovation in Social Policy. She is the author of No One Was Turned Away: The Role of Public Hospitals in New York City since 1900, and the co-author of American Social Welfare Policy: Reassessment and Reform.

Sandra Opdycke has an academic affiliation as follows - Fordham University Vassar College, USA Vassar College, USA Vassar Coll.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Americas > United States
3Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > General
4Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Womens Studies > General
5Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Womens Studies > History
6Books > Subjects > Reference > Atlases & Maps > Atlases
7Books > Subjects > Reference > Atlases & Maps > Historical
8Books > Subjects > Reference > General

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Outstanding and a must-read!  Jun 25, 2000
This atlas is beautiful and informative. The maps/illustrations are both colorful and a valuable addition to the text. The text itself is brilliantly written and accessible to all ages. This is an important work that every woman should read.

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