American women writers and the work of history, 1790-1860 / Nina Baym

Author(s): Baym, Nina
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Subjects: Historical fiction, American--Women authors--History and criticism
American prose literature--Women authors--History and criticism
American prose literature--19th century--History and criticism
Women and literature--United States--History--19th century
Historiography--United States--History--19th century
Women historians--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
1. Introduction 1
2. Women as Students of History 11
3. Maternal Historians, Didactic Mothers 29
4. History from the Divine Point of View 46
5. Poetic Demonstrations of Learning and Patriotism 67
6. Eyewitness History 92
7. Tourists in Time 130
8. Imaginary Histories 152
9. The Tyrants' Victims 187
10. Women's Place in History 214
Biographical Notes on American Women Writers of History 241
Historical Works by American Women 265
Notes on Sources 281
Index 295
About the Author 309
Notes: LCCN: 94011283
ISBN: 0813521424 (cloth)
ISBN: 0813521432 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-294) and index
Physical Description: x, 307 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 30353317
ISBN/ISSN: 0813521424
0813521432

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