Analysis Of First Generations : Women In Colonial America, By Carol Berkin

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First Generations: Women in Colonial America was written by Carol Berkin in 1996. The book was printed in the United States of America. It was published simultaneously in Canada by HarperCollinsCanadaLtd. It was designed by Abby Kagan. It includes bibliographical references and an index. First Generations: Women in Colonial America delivers a broad analysis over American women in the colonial period. It is evident that married women in colonial America were not considered equal to their husbands or to society in general. The rights of American women have come a long way in regards to civil rights. The control a woman in early Colonial America had over her own life was linked to race, religion, and class. Berkin organizes the first chapters according to race and region. Other chapters are organized by African American women, New England, and the middle colonies, Native American Women, and white women in the Chesapeake. Within each chapter, Berkin gives details about one woman from the region. European, Indian, and African women of seventeenth and eighteenth-century America were protectors of their native land, pioneers on the frontier, like-minded immigrants, and courageous slaves. They were also, as most scholars tend to leave out, just as important as men in shaping American culture and history. Carol Berkin is an American historian and author. She was born in Mobile, Alabama. She specializes in women’s role in American colonial history. She received her Bachelor’s

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