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US Women's History: Relevance & Themes

1-Why do you think it is important to study the history of American women?

2-In the Introduction to Through Women's Eyes, the authors identify three integrating themes or categories in women' s history. Which do you find the most interesting and why?

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Dear Student,
Judging from the credit you have assigned to this posting, I shall assume that what you are looking for is a quick but concise narrative to help you with the questions. Since you did not elaborate the name of the 'authors' of the history book, I shall make an assumption that it is Dubois and Dumenil being female US Historians. I hope this solution will be of help to your studies.

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1. The Importance of Studying American Women's History

Apart from the obvious implication of a feminist view, the study of American Women's history is not to 'separate' gender histories but rather to enrich history as we know it. The US is a nation born of patriarchal ideals, an influence of the Colonial days. The idea of equality whether sexual or by ethnicity had already taken root in the early days of the Enlightenment, however, apart from the discussion and debates against slavery the status quos was that men ...

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The solution discusses the importance of studying the history of American women. Additionally, based on the book 'Through Women's Eyes' by Dumenil & Dubois, key themes are identified in the American Women's history with a review of each to defend a position of interest. The solution follows the APA format. A word versionis attached for easy printing.