Feminine Ingenuity

Feminine Ingenuity

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qWritten with clarity and a lively eye both for detail and for the progress of feminism in the United States.q SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE In this fascinating study of American women inventors, historian Anne Macdonald shows how creative, resourceful, and entrepreneurial women helped to shatter the ancient stereotypes of mechanically inept womanhood. In presenting their stories, Anne Macdonald's thorough research in patent archives and her engaging use of period magazine, journals, lectures, records from major fairs and expositions, and interviews, have made her book nothing less than an overall history of the women's movement in America. From the Trade Paperback edition.Vaux, Calvert. Villas and Cottages. Franklin Square, N.Y.: Harper and Brothers, 1857. Van Etten, Frank M. Van Ettena#39;s New Illustrated Sewing Machine Agentsa#39; Directory and Manual. Chicago: F. H. Van Etten, 1880. Warrior, Betsy, and Leghornanbsp;...

Title:Feminine Ingenuity
Author:Anne Macdonald
Publisher:Ballantine Books - 2010-12-15


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