Bedford Document Collections for Women's History (Six-Months Access)
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Utilizing primary sources from diverse perspectives on key events in women's history, six-month access to Bedford Digital Collections for Women's History gets you experience responding to historical questions through careful analysis of documents.
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Table of Contents
Central Question: What does the evidence of elite women’s reading and writing in eighteenth-century Philadelphia tell us about gender and politics on the eve of the American Revolution?
Karin Wulf, College of William and MaryLouisa Cousselle: Reconstructing a Life in the West
Central Question: What does the life of Louisa Coussell reveal about women in nineteenth-century trans-Mississippi West?
Paula Petrik, George Mason UniversityWorld War I and the Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Central Question: How did twentieth-century ideas about gender and women’s sexuality shape the public health response to venereal disease within the context of World War I?
Kathi Kern, University of Kentucky