Reconceiving the City: Women, Space, and Power in Boston, 1870-1910

Journal Article (Academic article)

Women’s writings are drawn on to show how women of all classes & races challenged the sexual divisions of Boston, MA, 1870-1910. The relations of power among women & between women & men are demonstrated within the framework of the city’s physical environment. Women’s experiences were shaped by the urban environment, & their actions helped shape this environment. It is concluded that women progressed from filling spaces created for them to enjoying spaces created by themselves. 1 Figure. Modified A

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Deutsch, S

Published Date

  • 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 /


  • 2

Start / End Page

  • 202 - 223

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0953-5233


  • English