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Mary P Ryan

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Name  Mary Ryan

Role  Historian
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Education  University of California, Santa Barbara (1971)
Awards  Bancroft Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
Books  Cradle of the Middle Class, Civic wars, Women in Public: Between, Mysteries of Sex, Empire of the mother

Mary P. Ryan is an American historian, and John Martin Vincent Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also Margaret Byrne Professor Emeritus of History, University of California, Berkeley.


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She graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and from University of California, Santa Barbara with a PhD. She taught at Pitzer College, Binghamton University, University of California, Irvine.


  • 1982 Bancroft Prize
  • 1990 Guggenheim Fellowship
  • Works

  • "The Election Mess", The New York Review of Books, February 8, 2001
  • Womanhood in America. New York: New Viewpoints. 1975. ISBN 978-0-531-05365-2. 
  • Cradle of the Middle Class: The Families of Oneida County New York 1790-1865. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1981. ISBN 978-0-521-27403-6. 
  • Women in Public: Between Banners and Ballots, 1825-1880. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1990. ISBN 978-0-8018-3908-5. 
  • Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in American Cities During the 19th Century. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1997. ISBN 978-0-520-21660-0. 
  • "A Laudable Pride in the Whole of Us": City Halls as Civic Materialism" American Historical Review, October 2000.
  • Mysteries of sex: tracing women and men through American history. UNC Press. 2006. ISBN 978-0-8078-3062-8. 
  • Editor

  • Judith Lowder Newton, Mary P. Ryan, Judith R. Walkowitz, eds. (1983). Sex and class in women's history. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-7100-9529-9. CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  • Mary P. Ryan, ed. (1985). Empire of the mother: American writing about domesticity, 1830-1860. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-918393-18-0. 
  • References

    Mary P. Ryan Wikipedia