Table of contents for Revolutionary mothers : women in the struggle for America's independence / Carol Berkin.


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INTRODUCTION  Clio's Daughters, Lost and Found    ix

  CHAPTER ONE "The Easy Task of Obeying"
              Englishwomen's Place in Colonial Society  3

  CHAPTER TWO "They say it is tea that caused it"
              Women Join the Protest Against
              English Policy                      12

CHAPTER THREE "You can form no idea of the horrors"
              The Challenges of a Home-Front War  26

 CHAPTER FOUR "Such a sordid set of creatures in
              human Figure"
              Women Who Followed the Army         50

 CHAPTER FIVE "How unhappy is war to domestic
              happiness"
              Generals' Wives and the War         67

  CHAPTER SIX "Ajourney a Crosse ye wilderness"
              Loyalist Women in Exile             92

CHAPTER SEVEN "The women must hear our words"
              The Revolution in the Lives of
              Indian Women                        107

CHAPTER EIGHT "The day of jubilee is come"
              African American Women and the
              American Revolution                 120

 CHAPTER NINE "It was I who did it"
              Spies, Saboteurs, Couriers, and
              Other Heroines                      135

  CHAPTER TEN "There is no Sex in soul"
               The Legacy of Revolution           148

             Notes                                163

             Acknowledgments                      183

             Index                                185





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Women, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Participation, Female, United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Biography, Women United States Biography