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Engendering America : a documentary history, 1865 to the present

Author: Sonya Michel; Robyn Muncy
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill College, ©1999.
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This is the first and only documentary history of gender in the US. The documents, both written and visual, illustrate the variety of ways that Americans defined manhood and womanhood at any one time (since 1865) and the ways those definitions have changed over time. The book demonstrates the interconnections between the histories of gender and sexuality, and it introduces students to the use of primary sources in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Engendering America.
Boston : McGraw-Hill College, ©1999
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sonya Michel; Robyn Muncy
ISBN: 0070443610 9780070443617
OCLC Number: 39465230
Description: xi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction: What is Gender?Part A: The Beginning of the End of Victorianism. 1865-1900Chapter 2: Reconstructing GenderHe Dropped His Pantaloons, George Cooper and Henry TuckerThen They Seized Me, Roda Ann Childs Am I a Man?, Henry MacNeal TurnerThey Were Accused of Cohabiting Together, Joint Select Committee, U.S. CongressAn Open, Deliberate Insult to the Women of the Nation, Elizabeth Cady StrantonThese Women Have Always Been Used to Working Out, M.C. FultonShall Suffer the Penalty, I AM CommitteeWe Desire to Live Comfortably, Washerwomen of the SouthThe Virgin Whiteness Of Our Georgia, Elizabeth Elliott LumpkinOf a Youth Who Loves Me, Walt Whitman, Chapter 3: Gender IndustrializedThe Children and Women Will Not Be Sent Out to Earn Their Living, John StaffordManhood Gives Title to Rights, Samuel Gompers and Herman GutstadtWe Have It in Our Power, Clare de GraffenreidHe Allows Himself to 'Have Fun' with the Working Girls, A ShopgirlSimple Practical Advice, Hampton InstituteNow They Build Houses, Carl SchurzThe Natural Enemy of the Saloon, Frances E. WillardNot So Long as Women are Cheap Labor, Mary Kennedy O'SullivanShe Called Me Her Boy, M. Carey ThomasPart B: Gender Anarchy, 1890-1930Chapter 4: Varieties of New WomenTo Be a Woman then is Sublime, Anna Julia CooperThe Individualization of Women, Charlotte Perkins Stetson GilmanShe Longs for the Freedom, Alice C. FletcherA Worker at the Age of Fourteen, Hilda Satt PolacheckI Had to Dance with Anyone, Elisa SilvaFeminist-- New Style, Dorothy Dunbar BromleyChapter 5: Manhood and the Strenuous LifeThe Strenuous Life, Theodore RooseveltTo Live by the Productions of Our Hands, Booker T. WashingtonTo Defend and Assert, W.E.B. DuBoisThere are no Laundries in China, Lee ChewHe Felt Rather Than Reason, Edgar Rice Burroughs, To Be Loyal Each Day Pacific Electric Railway's Every EmployeeI'm a Boy Right On, Big Bill BroonzyThe Blues Came 'Long, Son HouseChapter 6: Sexuality in the Making of New Women and New MenTrue Chivalry Respects All Womanhood, Ida B. WellsThe Ghastly Life of Fallen Women, Chicago Vice CommissionWe Must Set Motherhood Free, Margaret SangerHaste Makes Waste, Ida CoxA More Or Less Distinct Trace of Masculinity, Havelock EllisA Distinct Sex, AnonymousChapter 7: Progressive Reform and World War IWhere Will Independent Manhood Be?, EditorialistThe Two Sexes Differ in ... the Capacity to Maintain the Struggle for Subsistence, Supreme Court of the United StatesGovernmental Maternalism, EditorialistThe Sign of Power, Dean Benjamin Brawley, Mrs. Carrie Clifford, and Miss M.E. JacksonNor Felt My Manhood More Keenly, Alan SeegerThe Peace Movement IS a Battle, Mrs. J. Malcolm ForbesI Love My Overalls, Women Workers in VermontPoster Essay: The Vanishing Point, Supreme Court of the United StatesPart C: Gender and Inter-National Crises, 1930-1963Chapter 8: Bread Lines and Gender LinesWhat the Husband and Wife Ought to Do and Ought to Feel Letter, Katherine Dupre Lumpkin These Married Women...Are Chiselers, Writers to Government OfficialsTheir Different Occupational Distribution, Mary Elizabeth PidgeonCapable of Exerting Authority, Kate PembertonLet Me Do the Worrying, Jessie Lopez de la CruzI Personally Am Not A Common Laborer, African-American Letter WritersI Canned Everythin' That Wasn't Movin', Vera BosankoPolitical Maternalism, Clarence StoneA Very Inferior Sense of Honor, Irna PhillipsChapter 9: Homely Heroes and Wonder WomenA Far Less Virile World, Roy HeltonThe Bombadier Was a Jew, Ralph McGillThey Worked Like Demons, Ernie PyleIt Made Me Live Better, Fanny Christina HillLeaving Their Children Is a Terrific Worry, U.S. Children's BureauI Think the Community Owes Me a Lot, Emi Somekawa and Wilson MakabeI'll Show You I'm as Good as You Are, William Menninger, M.D.Straight Yet Willing to Play, Bob BaskerChapter 10: The Unquiet 1950sLet's Drink to the Ladies, Richard Nixon and Nikita Khruschchev, Perversion and Subversion, U.S. SenateWorking Women Have Been Blamed for Everything, Elizabeth PopeMy Nights as a Gay Person, "Pat" and "George"Womanly Yearnings, La Leche LeagueA Form of Social Lag, Frankenstein SmithA Joy She Dared Not Reveal, Jo Ann Gibson RobinsonPart D: Gender in Rvolution, 1963-PresentChapter 11: Gender and ProtestThey Were Not Taking Orders From Women, Jessie Lopez de la CruzLaughable to Most, Mary King and Casey HaydenNot Sure of My Role, Mike HoffmanA Lot of Manhood Emerged in Chicago, Stewart AlbertA Real Manhood is Based on Humanism, Bobby SealeMale Chauvinism and All of Its Manifestations are Bourgeois, Panther SistersChapter 12: Gender as ProtestAn Invitation to Action, President's Commission on the Status of WomenMovement Women, Too, Have Become Disillusioned, Kathy McAfee and Myrna WoodI Became a Lesbian Because of Women, Rita Mae BrownIt's My Body, Boston Women's Health Book CollectiveOur Early Sisters Would Have Wanted the ERA, Sonia JohnsonIt's Not Merely Arithmetic--It's Geometric, Barbara SmithChapter 13: Trials and Triumphs of Gay and Lesbian LiberationThe Stud, The Toolbox, The Barn, Allen YoungThe Imprisoning and Artificial Labels of Straight, Gay, and Bi, Third World Gay RevolutionWomen-Identified Women Have Been Around A Long Time, Audre LordeWhen You Deny That Roles Exist, Amber Hollibaugh and Cherrie MoragaA Contradiction in Terms: Gay Freedom and Close the Baths, Guy StraightWe Men Must Change Our Sexual Lifestyle, Ron Huberman, Cleve Jones, Bill KrausChapter 14: BacklashMen Want to Marry Horses, Illinois State LegislatorsOur Female Nature Affords Us Distinct Capabilities Women for Faith and FamilyYou Can Stop, Coleen Kelly MastAs a Member of the Male Species, Quarterbacks of the Statutory RapistsOurs Is a Society that Presumes Male Leadership, Daniel Patrick MoynihanGoing Out and Cleaning Mrs. A's Kitchen, Joint Economic CommitteeMy Child Doesn't Know Me, Barbara Wagner and Roberta GrantChapter 15: Through the Glass Ceiling?No Fundamental Right to Engage in Sodomy, Supreme Court of the United StatesWe Were in For a Rude Awakening, Debbie EmeryWe Believed We Wouldn't Have to Worry About Discrimination, Laurie QueletteImagine the Worst, Women's Committee of One HundredThe Real War is Between Feminists Themselves, Ice TTreat the Lady Gently...But Lead, Tony EvansIt Just Didn't Fit, David Harrison
Responsibility: [edited by] Sonya Michel, Robyn Muncy ; with Ruth Fairbanks and Elisa Miller.
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