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‘How Their Poor Wives Do': The Role of Women in Late Seventeenth-century New York Politics

Date/Time

Jan 10, 2019
06:00 PM until 07:30 PM

Description

Local History Speakers Series continues with a talk by David Voorhees. Widespread female violence against men is found in the records of the 1689 New York uprising popularly known as “Leisler’s Rebellion.” Indeed, women played a prominent role in the uprising. This talk by the director of the Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History explores this outburst of activism among New York women a generation after the English takeover of New Netherland.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St
Hudson, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Hudson Area Library

Phone

518-828-1792

Contact name

Brenda Shufelt

Contact email

info@hudsonarealibrary.org

Neighborhood:

Hudson

County:

Columbia

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