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Gender and American Legal History: Books

Here are a few recommended books.  You'll find many more in the library catalog.

Suggested Search Terms to Use

Subject Headings: To narrow your search, add one of these:
Law  -- United States
Civil rights    -- Legal history
Women -- Social history
Gender -- Political history
Reproductive rights    -- Suffrage
Sex discrimination For primary sources, add one of these:
  -- Cases
  -- Sources
  -- Documents
  -- Speeches
  -- Correspondence
  -- Manuscripts

Where to Browse the Stacks

Call Numbers of interest:

  • 300 - Social sciences
  • 305.3 - People by gender or sex
  • 305.4 - Women
  • 320 - Political science
  • 323 - Civil and political rights
  • 340 - Law
  • 342 - Constitutional and administrative law
  • 344 - Labor, social service, education, cultural law
  • 345 - Criminal law
  • 346 - Private law