The Needle's Eye: Women And Work in the Age of Revolution
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The Needle's Eye: Women And Work in the Age of Revolution

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Among the enduring stereotypes of early American history has been the colonial Goodwife, perpetually spinning, sewing, darning, and quilting, answering all of her family s textile needs. But the Goodwife of popular historical imagination obscures as much as she reveals; the icon appears to explain early American women s labor history while at the same time allowing it to g...more
Paperback, 302 pages
Published August 31st 2006 by Univ. of Massachusetts Press (first published August 16th 2006)
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It was great reading about Northampton and surrounding environs. I never realised the importance of clothing and learned a lot about how they were made and how much work went into them. Some familiar names popped up and now I have to go do some genealogical research...
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