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Author Schloesser, Pauline E.

Title The Fair sex [electronic resource] : white women and racial patriarchy in the early American Republic / Pauline Schloesser.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 243 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-236) and index.
Contents Race, gender, and woman citizenship in the American founding -- Toward a theory of racial patriarchy -- The ideology of the "fair sex" -- The philosopher queen and the U.S. constitution: Mercy Otis Warren as a reluctant signatory -- From revolution to racial patriarchy: the political pragmatism of Abigail Adams -- Gleaning a self between the lines: Judith Sargent Murray.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814.
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818.
Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820.
Sex role -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Patriarchy -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0814797636 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814797628 (cloth : alk. paper)

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