Tag: America’s Women

One of the recurring themes that Collins delights in is the instruction women received from the media on their behavior and place in society.

Gail Collins’ America’s Women (400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines) reads like the women studies class I was never offered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. It should be required reading for every US high school student today. Listen to some of this stuff: The most famous runaway slave…was [Harriet Tubman:]…In 1849, when…

Read more One of the recurring themes that Collins delights in is the instruction women received from the media on their behavior and place in society.