Work, Family, and the Development of American Capitalism

Lecture Description

The development of American capitalism rested upon the paid and unpaid labor of women, both free and unfree. This lecture uncovers the little-discussed gender dimension of economic and cultural history, demonstrating the centrality of ideas about men and women to evolving institutions and practices.

CATEGORIES

Capitalism Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

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Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

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