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Topic: need recommendations re early American Women

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Debbie M. (sm) - ,
Subject: need recommendations re early American Women
Date Posted: 8/6/2012 9:20 AM ET
Member Since: 8/30/2009
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NEVERMIND...I found out I was in the wrong forum -thank you for looking, though!

 

I read mostly historical fiction and Great Britain history.  It's been a real learning experience to read what horrors the women had to go through back-in-the day to get a divorce! Her husband could just have her commited if she made noises for a divorce~

So I'm really curious if there are any good books out there - historical fiction or otherwise, that tells more of what the early American women went through once they arrived and grew up in America - did they follow English laws?  Was it any easier?

I'd be grateful for any suggestions - to me it is amazing what women have endured over so many years.  Thanks!

debbie



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