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Revolutionary Mothers

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Written by Carol BerkinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Carol Berkin

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: February 14, 2006
  • Price: $16.00
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-7532-4 (1-4000-7532-7)
Also available as an eBook.


INTRODUCTION: Clio’s Daughters, Lost and Found

CHAPTER ONE: “The Easy Task of Obeying”
Englishwomen’s Place in Colonial Society

CHAPTER TWO: “They say it is tea that caused it”
Women Join the Protest Against English Policy

CHAPTER THREE: “You can form no idea of the horrors”
The Challenges of a Home-Front War

CHAPTER FOUR: “Such a sordid set of creatures in human Figure”
Women Who Followed the Army

CHAPTER FIVE: “How unhappy is war to domestic happiness”
Generals’ Wives and the War

CHAPTER SIX: “A journey a Crosse ye wilderness”
Loyalist Women in Exile

CHAPTER SEVEN: “The women must hear our words”
The Revolution in the Lives of Indian Women

CHAPTER EIGHT: “The day of jubilee is come”
African American Women and the American Revolution

CHAPTER NINE: “It was I who did it”
Spies, Saboteurs, Couriers, and Other Heroines

CHAPTER TEN: “There is no Sex in soul”
The Legacy of Revolution