Resources

Early Republic and Founding Documents

  1. Basch, Norma. Framing American Divorce: From the Revolutionary Generation to the Victorians. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
  2. Boydston, Jeanne. Home and Work: Housework, Wages, and the Ideology of Labor in the Early Republic. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  3. Brekus, Catherine A. Strangers and Pilgrims: Female Preaching in America, 1740-1845. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
  4. Cohen, Patricia Cline. The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York. New York: Knopf, 1998.
  5. Cott, Nancy F. The Bonds of Womanhood: “Women’s Sphere” in New England, 1780-1835. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.
  6. Evans, Sara M. Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America. New York: Free Press, 1997.
  7. Juster, Susan. Disorderly Women: Sexual Politics and Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1994.
  8. Kerber, Linda K. No Constitutional Right to be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.
  9. Kerber, Linda K. Toward an Intellectual History of Women: Essays. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
  10. Kerber, Linda K. Women and the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary AmericaChapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980.
  11. Kerber, Linda K. and Jane De Hart Matthews, eds. Women’s America: Refocusing the Past. 5th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
  12. Klinghoffer, Judith Apter and Lois Elkis. “The Petticoat Electors’: Women’s Suffrage on New Jersey, 1776-1807.” Journal of the Early Republic 12 (1992): 159-93.
  13. Norton, Mary Beth. Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980.
  14. Norton, Mary Beth and Ruth M. Alexander. Major Problems in American Women’s History. 2d ed. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1996.
  15. Skemp, Sheila L. Judith Sargent Murray: A Brief Biography with Documents. Boston: Bedford Books, 1998.
  16. Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher. A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812. New York: Knopf, 1990.
  17. Woloch, Nancy. Women and the American Experience. 2d edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.
  18. Zagarri, Rosemarie. “The Rights of Man and Woman in Post-Revolutionary America.” William And Mary Quarterly 55 (1998): 203-30.
  19. Zagarri, Rosemarie. A Woman’s Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution. Wheeling, IL: Harlan Davidson, 1995.