Researching the American Revolution

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Sources of information on Women and the American Revolution


Berkin, Carol, and Leslie Horowitz, eds. Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Documents in Early American History. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1998.

Clyne, Patricia Edwards, and Richard Lebenson. Patriots in Petticoats. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976.

Ellet, E. F. The Women of the American Revolution. Nashville, TN: American History Imprints, 2004.

Reprint of iconic work originally published in 1849.  Short bios of over 100 women associated with the American Revolution.  A good source for overviews of their lives. A third volume is available at the Internet Archives.

Kerber, Linda K. Women of the Repbulic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America. Chapel Hill, NC: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2000.

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