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Resisting Colonial Gendering while Domesticating the Empire

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how colonial women amateur filmmakers often documented in detail their early and mid-twentieth century overseas travel and settlement experiences, jobs, sports and private and ... More


Clio's Daughters Southern Colonial Women and Their Historians

Carol Berkin

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reconstructs the lives of southern colonial women in order to understand the relationship between race and gender. It notes that the scholarship on southern colonial women forces a ... More


Searching for Mme Donnadieu—Researching French Colonial Women’s History

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The main task of the chapter is to address a number of historiographical and methodological issues in connection with the sources used in this study. The first set of questions concerns the ... More


Introduction

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter, which introduces an alternative framework for understanding factory women in the colonial era and, by extension, female wage workers in twentieth-century Korea, analyzes the ... More


Masquerading as Colonists

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter studies a series of portraits of young women dressed for the masquerade, completed by English artist John Wollaston in Charleston, South Carolina. Although Wollaston painted the sitters ... More


Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Mary Beth Norton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book offers a bold genealogy that shows how gender came to determine the right of access to the Anglo-American public sphere by the middle of the eighteenth century. Earlier, high-status men and ... More


Husbands and Wives

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the relationship of husband and wife in Plymouth Colony. It attempts to determine the relative positions of men and women in Plymouth and what attributes and overall valuation ... More


Lives and Labors Inside the Factories

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the terms and conditions of labor in the cotton spinning and weaving, silk-reeling, and rubber shoemaking mills, concentrating on the procedures of manufacturing that ... More


Childbearing in Colonial America

Lara Freidenfelds

in The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190869816
eISBN:
9780190052171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190869816.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History, American History: 20th Century

Colonial American women experienced pregnancy in an era when life was always uncertain, the faithful were expected to trust God and submit to fate, and women were celebrated and respected for the ... More


Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Jennifer Van Horn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo-Americans purchased an unprecedented number and array of goods. This book investigates these diverse artifacts—from portraits and city views to ... More


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