Detailed description Women in American History Since 1880 presents a collection of over 60 primary source documents that illuminate the diverse experiences of women during different time periods in America. * Offers a balanced approach to women's experiences by representing a diversity of voices and by focusing on the four themes of work, citizenship, representations, and domestic lives * Concentrates on a 120-year span of history rather than the entire sweep of time from the colonial age to the present * Includes an introduction, document headnotes and questions at the end of each chapter designed to encourage students to engage with the material critically
From the contents I. Contested West/The Contested City: 1880-1900.
II. The Progressive Era: 1900-1920.
III. Normalcy and Its Aftermath: 1920-1932.
IV. The Great Depression and World War II: 1932-1945.
V. The Baby Boom Generation: 1945-1968.
VI. In Search of Modern America: 1969-1989.
VII. Seeking the Good Life: Globalization and Glass Ceilings 1989-present