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Women in the American economy

W. Elliot Brownlee

Women in the American economy

a documentary history, 1675 to 1929

by W. Elliot Brownlee

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementW. Elliot Brownlee, Mary M. Brownlee.
      SeriesA Yale paperbound ; Y-289
      ContributionsBrownlee, Mary M., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6095 .B74 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 350 p. ;
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5196209M
      ISBN 100300018975, 0300019947
      LC Control Number75018168

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      The book was a pioneering effort in the field of women’s economic history, and has served as a valuable resource for later researchers. Ivy Pinchbeck is not one of economic history’s superstars, and relatively little is known about her. Title: Women in the American economy: a documentary history, to Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Brownlee, W.

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