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  • Reflections on Gender in Early America
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    Reflections on Gender in Early America

    Cornell University history professor Mary Beth Norton presented a talk titled “Reflections on Gender in Anglo-America.” The lecture was based on four books she published between 1980 and 2011:…

  • Women in Colonial America
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    Women in Colonial America

    Up next, Cornell University History professor Mary Beth Norton discusses women’s roles in colonial America. She argues that there were elite and influential women, but that they are often…

  • Women in Colonial America Preview
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    Women in Colonial America, Preview

    A preview was shown of Cornell University History Professor Mary Beth Norton’s discussion of prominent women in 17th and 18th century American history. She argued that there were many…

  • Historys Dark Truths Panel
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    History's Dark Truths Panel

    Moderated by Joyce Appleby, the author of Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans and co-editor of Thomas Jefferson, the panelists discussed their books about malevolent…

  • emIn The Devils Snareem
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    In The Devil's Snare

    Ms. Norton talked about her book, In the Devil’s Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is a re-examination of the 17th-century events that resulted in…