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Title Women on their own : interdisciplinary perspectives on being single / edited by Rudolph M. Bell and Virginia Yans
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2008
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.81 W8426 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101344631
Descript vi, 273 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction / Rudolph M. Bell and Virginia Yans -- Single women in Ireland / Anne Byrne -- Virgin mothers: single women negotiate the doctrine of motherhood in Victorian and Edwardian Britain / Eileen Janes Yeo -- Social and emotional well-being of single women in contemporary America / Deborah Carr -- Widows at the Hastings: gender, citizenship, and the Montreal by-election of 1832 / Bettina Bradbury -- Business widows in nineteenth-century Albany, New York, 1813-1885 / Susan Ingalls Lewis -- "His absent presence": the widowhood of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker -- "Great was the benefit of his death": the political uses of Maria Weston Chapman's widowhood / Lee V. Chambers -- The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederate widows, and the lost cause: "we must not forget or neglect the widows" / Jennifer L. Gross -- Modernity's miss-fits: blind girls and marriage in France and America, 1820-1920 / Catherine Kudlick -- The times that tried only men's souls: women, work, and public policy in the Great Depression / Elaine S. Abelson -- Globablization, inequality, and the growth of female-headed households in the Caribbean / Helen I. Safa
Subject Single women -- Social conditions
Single women -- Conduct of life
Single women -- Psychology
Single women -- Case studies
Alt Author Bell, Rudolph M
Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, 1943-
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