The Resource Beyond nature's housekeepers : American women in environmental history, Nancy C. Unger

Beyond nature's housekeepers : American women in environmental history, Nancy C. Unger

Label
Beyond nature's housekeepers : American women in environmental history
Title
Beyond nature's housekeepers
Title remainder
American women in environmental history
Statement of responsibility
Nancy C. Unger
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Unger, Nancy C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GF13.3.U6
LC item number
U54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women and the environment
  • Sex role
  • Nature
  • Human ecology
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmentalism
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Beyond nature's housekeepers : American women in environmental history, Nancy C. Unger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-303) and index
Contents
Introduction : sex, sexuality, and gender as useful category of analysis in environmental history -- Gendered changes to the land in pre-Columbian and colonial America -- The North and the South from Revolution to Civil War -- The frontier environment as test of prescribed gender spheres -- "Nature's housekeepers" : Progressive-Era women as midwives to the conservation movement and environmental consciousness -- Reasserting female authority : women and the environment from the 1920s through World War II -- Middle class white women in the Cold War -- Women's alternative environments : fostering gender identity by striving to remake the world -- The modern environmental justice movement -- Epilogue : women, gender, and the environment in the twenty-first century
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 319 p.
Isbn
9780199735068
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012008759
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4078170-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4078170
  • (Sirsi) o781432180
  • (OCoLC)781432180
Label
Beyond nature's housekeepers : American women in environmental history, Nancy C. Unger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-303) and index
Contents
Introduction : sex, sexuality, and gender as useful category of analysis in environmental history -- Gendered changes to the land in pre-Columbian and colonial America -- The North and the South from Revolution to Civil War -- The frontier environment as test of prescribed gender spheres -- "Nature's housekeepers" : Progressive-Era women as midwives to the conservation movement and environmental consciousness -- Reasserting female authority : women and the environment from the 1920s through World War II -- Middle class white women in the Cold War -- Women's alternative environments : fostering gender identity by striving to remake the world -- The modern environmental justice movement -- Epilogue : women, gender, and the environment in the twenty-first century
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 319 p.
Isbn
9780199735068
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012008759
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 4078170-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)4078170
  • (Sirsi) o781432180
  • (OCoLC)781432180

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