Thursday, March 4, 2010

Women and Social Movements, Scholar's Edition

March is Women’s History month. Alexander Street Press has madeand to celebrate, Women and Social Movements in the U.S., 1600-2000, Scholar's Edition, freely accessible for the entire month. Click for access.

A mainstay of women’s history scholarship and teaching in universities worldwide, this online collection is edited by Professors Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin of SUNY Binghamton. This extensive collection of primary historic documents, books, images, scholarly essays, teaching tools, and book and Web site reviews documents the history of women’s activism in public life, and is one of the most heavily visited resources for women’s studies and for U.S. history on the Web. Organized around document projects written by leading scholars, the collection is a powerful research and classroom tool designed to help users develop the skills needed to analyze primary documents and conduct research. Document projects are organized around interpretive questions, each with 20-50 primary documents that address the question.

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