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Mere Equals: The Paradox of Educated Women in the Early American Republic
In Mere Equals, Lucia McMahon narrates a story about how a generation of young women who enjoyed access to new educational opportunities made sense of their individual and social identities in an American nation marked by stark political inequality between the sexes. McMahon's archival research into the private documents of middling and well-to-do Americans in northern sta ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published August 9th 2012 by Cornell University Press
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