Of place and gender : women in Maine history /
edited and with introductions by Marli F. Weiner.
Orono, Maine : University of Maine Press, 2005.
xi, 467 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Orono, Maine : University of Maine Press, 2005.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-452) and index.
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Table of Contents
"Not a nervous man" : gender anxiety and women's rights in antebellum Bangor, Mainep. 25
"Home folks" : maritime couples of Penobscot Bay sustain family and community ashore and at seap. 51
Princess Watahwaso : bright star of the Penobscotp. 87
Mrs. Editress v. the village store court of law : women's public discourse in postbellum rural Mainep. 133
"To take the place of her own kin" : old practices and new opportunities for unwed mothers in Bangor, Mainep. 161
Bird lovers, tree keepers, and park protectors : the Maine Federation of Women's Clubs and Rural Conservation, 1897-1932p. 185
Serious and ambitious career women : the Portland Business and Professional Women's Club in the 1920sp. 207
From Galway to Gorham's corner : Irish women in Portland, Mainep. 233
Following Diana : the new woman in the Maine woodsp. 265
Lillian Nordica and Emma Eames, downeast divasp. 285
Weaving a tradition : women basket makers in Penobscot culturep. 323
Wool yarns : textiles among Acadian women in the St. John valleyp. 345
Vibrating to an iron string : Margaret Chase Smith and her construction of gender at the century's mid-pointp. 371
Walking toward the red sky : Franco-American women in Mainep. 399
Afterword : towards the futurep. 437
Selected bibliographyp. 439
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