CITY OF WOMEN: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860…

CITY OF WOMEN: Sex and Class in New York, 1789-1860

Edition: First printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised history of New York City in the years between the Revolution and the Civil War. Katha Pollitt states that the author "brings 19th c NY's working women out of the shadows and reveals them as neither passive dependents of men nor pathetic objects of charity and reform but as bold and spirited individuals ..struggling.. A brilliant and original book."

Condition: NF/G (rem line, edges of dj very rubbed, sightly worn.)

Book ID: 6587
Keywords: Women's Studies
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