Try using the search terms and strategies, below, in the search box, above. Limit to eBooks books if necessary.
Keep in mind that there are many terms related to 'women'. Here are a few:
If you are unable to find resources using your search term, consider using broader terms or synonyms. Consider alternate spellings and names. Check out a background article from one of the library databases (useable in your paper) or Wikipedia (NOT useable as a final source in your paper) for alternate ways to describe your topic in your search strategy.
TIME PERIODS for AMERICAN HISTORY
Limiting to time periods can be challenging and requires many different strategies. The links below can help you build a book search that limts to time periods. Be careful, though, because you can over limit. Try different searches (in different windows), etc.
Click on the links, below, for books and eBooks about, or set in, each time period. Use sidebar limiters or added keyword search terms on the results screen to focus your search. (The number of search results [April 2020] is listed next to each entry for comparison purposes; current results may vary.) Primary time period divisions for American history are bolded.
to 1783 : (18 Results)
to 1865 (100 Results)
United States AND 17th Century (167 Results)
United States AND 18th Century (644 Results)
> United States AND 18th Century AND women AND African American (13 Results)
United States AND 19th Century (3250 Results)
> United States AND 19th Century AND women AND African American (104 Results)
MAJOR TIME PERIODS
1600-1775 : American Colonial Period (589 Results)
1775-1783 : American Revolutionary Period (445 Results)
1783-1865 : (257 Results)
1861-1865 : Civil War Period (1106 Results)
1865-1877 : Reconstruction Period (215 Results)
1865-1918 : (133 Results)
1914-1918 : World War I (1247 Results)
1918-1945: (389 Results)
1945-1953: (182 Results)
1945-1989 : (779 Results)
TIME PERIOD SUBDIVISIONS
1783-1789 : (42 Reults)
1783-1809 : (44 Results)
1783-1815 : (64 Results)
1783-1850 :(39 Results)
1815-1861 : (96 Results)
1865-1898 : (40 Results)
1865-1900 : (47 Results)
1865-1921 : (38 Results)
1865-1933 : (49 Results)
1901-1909 : (25 Results)
1919-1933: (70 Results)
1941-1945 : (77 Results) : World War II USA
1953-1961 : (83 Results)
1961-1969 : (50 Results)
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