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The Business of Being a Woman

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How were women's roles changing in the 1900's? Ida Tarbell explores this in a well written, witty and insightful series of essays. "The object of this little volume is to call attention to a certain distrust, which the author feels in the modern woman, of the significance and dignity of the work laid upon her by Nature and by society. Its ideas are the result of a long, if somewhat desultory, observation of the professional, political, and domestic activities of women in this country and in France. These observations have led to certain definite opinions as to those phases of the woman question most in need of emphasis to-day." This book contains, as a footnote, a Declaration of Sentiments which begins 'We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal...' and continues on. A wonderful declaration of the equality of the sexes in many things. This will be a separate section of this project since I think it is excellent in style and sentiment. - Summary by the introduction and BC (3 hr 46 min)


The Uneasy Woman


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On the Imitation of Man


Read by Lydia Bateman

The Business of Being a Woman


Read by Jacquelyn Bengfort

The Socialization of the Home


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The Woman and her Raiment


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The Woman and Democracy


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The Homeless Daughter


Read by Michele Fry

The Childless Woman and the Friendless Child


Read by Kathleen Moore

On the Ennobling of the Woman's Business


Read by Mary Ann Weathers


a very interesting content and very well read

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