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Letter from the Chair

Dr. Elizabeth H Pleck Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of History
Professor of African American Studies

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Areas of Specialization

20th century U.S. women's history, history of women and gender

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  • Pleck, Elizabeth H. Not Just Roommates: Cohabitation after the Sexual Revolution . . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.
  • Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England. . Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding. . University of California Press, 2003.
  • Celebrating the Family: Ethnicity, Consumer Culture, and Family Rituals. . Harvard University Press, 2001.
  • Domestic Tyranny: The Making of American Social Policy against Family Violence from Colonial Times to the Present. . University of Illinois Press, 1987.
  • Black Migration and Poverty: Boston 1865-1900. . Academic Press, 1979.

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