Book Reviews ouise V. North, Janet M. Wedge, and Landa M. Freeman. In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of the Nation, 17651799. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011) Pp. xxxv, 385. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, $90.00. Paper $39.95. The editors of In the Words of Women: The Revolutionary War and the Birth of a Nation have created a vivid narrative of women's lives in the Revolutionary era. Weaving together short historical summaries, biographical context, and early American women's words, the book is unusually readable and fast-paced for its genre. For a general audience this work will be quite appealing (although the hardcover is priced out of this range, the paperback is only $39.95) and it will be useful for college teaching. The documents included in the book offer a wide range of women's voices. The editors have included Native, African American, and Jewish women, in addition to visiting European women and an abundance of loyalist women. The preponderance pennsylvania history: a journal of mid-atlantic studies, vol. 80, no. 1, 2013. Copyright © 2013 The Pennsylvania Historical Association book reviews of documents is from the Northeast, which is to be expected, although there are
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