Revolutionary Mothers Women in the Struggle for America's Independence (Paperback)
|Author: Carol Berkin|
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|America's women played a vital role throughout the Revolutionary War, and Berkin's superb study takes readers into the ordinary moments of their extraordinary lives. High school & older.|
From the Publisher:
A thought-provoking study of the vital part played by women during the Revolutionary War details their diverse roles raising funds, disseminating propaganda, managing businesses and homes, and serving as nurses, spies, warriors, and saboteurs, profiling such figures as Phillis Wheatley, Dicey Langston, Margaret Corbin, and Abigail Adams.
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