Portraits of American Women by G. J. Barker-Benfield; Catherine Clinton
Publication Date: 1998-07-23
Catherine Clinton present twenty-four short essays on American women beginning with Pocahontas and ending with Betty Friedan. The editors selected women who made "significant contributions in the public realm," be they in the areas of art, literature,political engagement, educational activities, or reform movements. Included here are portraits of such luminaries as Georgia O'Keeffe, Margaret Mead, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Anne Hutchinson, Phillis Wheatley, Margaret Fuller, and Rose Schneiderman, to name a few.