Item description for The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (Routledge Atlases of American History) by Sandra Opdycke...
Overview 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.
Publishers Description 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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Format: Facsimile, Unknown format
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.97" Width: 7.01" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Apr 20, 2000
ISBN 0415921384 ISBN13 9780415921381
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More About Sandra Opdycke
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 PublicHospitals in New York City since 1900, and the co-author of American Social Welfare Policy: Reassessment andReform.
Sandra Opdycke has an academic affiliation as follows - Fordham University Vassar College, USA Vassar College, USA Vassar Coll.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (Routledge Atlases of American History)?
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.