Women in New York City before 1860
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New York City's working class women, from the late 18th century to 1860, were hampered by various economic, sexual and other social conditions. Stansell's City of Women explains the factors shaping the women's position within a certain North American and urban environment. It appears that the prime impediment was the prevailing view of the respectable woman's role related to domesticity in contrast with bourgeois life.
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