Bonds of Community the Lives of Farm Women in Nineteenth-Century New York
Osterud, Nancy Grey

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1991. F ix + 303 pages; signed and dated by the author in the year of publication on the half-title page; with a useful index, selected bibliography; black and white illustrated with maps, portraits; "...uses a rich store of diaries, letters, and other first-person documents, in addition to public and organizational records, to reconstruct the everyday lives of ordinary women of the past...the ways in which notions of gender structured women's interactions with their families and neighbors, their place in the farm family economy, and their participation in organized community activities..." (from the cover information); illustrated softcover paper wrap covers; light wear; in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23883)


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