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And, fifth, the topic of the Civil War itself spawned an immense new historical
industry in which women were very active. Northern heroism and the Lost Cause
became new tropes, Gettysburg and Bull Run replaced Saratoga and Lake Erie.
In short, the Civil War rewrote American history, forcing the writing of history in the
nation to begin anew. Notwithstanding that I have looked for and found some
instances of African American women writing history before the Civil War, the
work of ...
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H. P. Nichols, 1848. Richards, Maria Tolman. Life in Judea; or, Glimpses of the
First Christian Age. Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society, 1854. .
Life in Israel; or, Portraits of Hebrew Character. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman &
Co., 1857. . The Year of the Jubilee; or, Familiar Phases of Hebrew Life. New
York: Sheldon, Blakeman 8c Co., 1858. Robbins, Eliza. Tales from American
ven: Yale University Press, 1977); Daniel Walker Howe, The Political Culture of
the American Whigs (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979); Linda K.
Kerber, "The Republican Ideology of the Revolutionary Generation," American
Quarterly 37 (1985):474~495; Kerber, "Separate Spheres, Female World,
Women's Place: The Rhetoric of Women's History," Journal of American History
75 (1988):9-39; Michael Krause and David B. Joyce, The Writing of American
History (Norman: ...
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AMERICAN WOMEN WRITERS AND THE WORK OF HISTORY, 1790-1860User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
By revealing women's use of history in the making of it, Baym rebuts conventional wisdom about women's absence from national life in antebellum America. Baym (English/Univ. of Illinois, Champaign ... Read full review
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