By Janet Coryell

ISBN-10: 0072878134

ISBN-13: 9780072878134

A heritage of girls in the United States integrates the tales of girls in the USA into the nationwide narrative of yankee heritage. through weaving women's lives into the guts of the country's narratives, readers will see ladies the place they have been, instead of having them look as appendages to occasions managed mostly by way of males. Coryell and Faires use obtainable language, telling tales that might allure starting students to the sphere of heritage. significant ethnic teams are integrated, from local American and African ladies who look earliest within the textual content, to the foremost immigrant teams, reminiscent of Hispanic, Latina, Chicana, and Asian girls, who occupy more and more greater roles in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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