The Ideal of True Womanhood Podcast


The Antebellum ideal of True Womanhood is discussed. The four virtues of this ideal are described.


Barbara Welter, “The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860,”¬†American Quarterly¬†18, no. 2 (Summer 1966), 151-174.

Nancy Hewett, “Introduction,”¬†Companion to American Women’s History (Malden, NA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005).

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