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  • Prisoner of gender

    Prisoner of gender

    Women in the US, as in Western Europe, secured equal rights after a long and protracted struggle. Until the American Revolution they were expected to manage the household in clear subordination to men. During the Revolution, they lent support to embargoes on foreign imports by banning tea from their serving tables and substituting homespun for …

    December 8, 2016