Colonial American Women

Books & Media


Coft, Nancy. Root of Bitterness: Documents of the Social History of American Women. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1996.

Kerber, Linda K. “’Ourselves and Our Daughters Forever’: Women and the Constitution, 1787-1876;” One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Women’s Suffrage Movement, ed. Marjorie Spruill Wheeler.

Treckel, Paula A. "'The Empire of My Heart': The Marriage of William Byrd II and Lucy Parke Byrd." Portrait of America, Vol. 1. Eds: Stephen Oates and Charles Errico. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003. 56-70.

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. A Midwife's Tale. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.


A Midwife's Tale. PBS Home Video. 1997


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