Monday, December 18, 2017

Tag: Women

Women of the Civil War

In the years preceding the Civil War, American women’s lives were formed by what historians and sociologists have coined as “the Cult of Domesticity.”...

Anne Bradstreet – America’s First Feminist?

In reading Anne Bradstreet’s “The Prologue,” I sense what might be America’s first feminist publication. This poem, printed in 1650, contains overtones of anti-Puritan...

Munitionettes: The Great War – The Great Change

“The fact that I am using my life’s energy to destroy human souls gets on my nerves.” She was proud that she was “doing...

History from the Web

Part of why I write at Hankering for History is that I love sharing. I don't just like sharing what I've learned, but also...