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Strength in Numbers
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 X 10-1/2
  • ISBN-10: 1604139315
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-931-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 05/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 305
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 64

Summary

The outbreak of the Civil War brought women into the forefront of society, both as nurses and representatives of their absent husbands at home. Furthermore, abolition brought all African-American women into free society. Strength in Numbers explores the effects of war on women of all ethnicities, as well as the growth of suffrage and women's involvement in the exploration of the West. 

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Glossary. Chronology. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Cath Senker has 20 years' experience in children's educational publishing and has been writing books for more than 10 years. She is the author of about 90 books for children. She specializes in global issues and modern history and has a strong interest in the development of women's rights in the United States.

Reviews and Awards

"...comprehensive, vivid, and thought-provoking...succinct, informative text...heavily illustrated...Readers new to the subject will find quick access to quality information, and history-savvy youngsters may find something new to ponder. Unbiased, engaging writing...excellent..."


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