Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History

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  1. Sophonisba Breckinridge
    Sophonisba Breckinridge's remarkable career stretched from the Civil War to the Cold War. She took part in virtually every reform campaign of the Progressive and New Deal eras and became a nationally and internationally renowned... Learn More
    Published: 16th September 2019
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  2. All Our Trials
    During the 1970s, grassroots women activists in and outside of prisons forged a radical politics against gender violence and incarceration. Emily L. Thuma traces the making of this anticarceral feminism at the intersections of... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2019
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  3. Big Sister
    The mid-Seventies represented a watershed era for feminism. A historic National Women's Conference convened in Houston in 1977. The Equal Rights Amendment inched toward passage. Conservative women in the Midwest, however, saw... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2018
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  4. Reshaping Women's History
    Award-winning women scholars from nontraditional backgrounds have often negotiated an academic track that leads through figurative--and sometimes literal--minefields. Their life stories offer inspiration, but also describe heartrending... Learn More
    Published: 18th September 2018
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  5. Glory in Their Spirit
    Before Rosa Parks and the March on Washington, four African American women risked their careers and freedom to defy the United States Army over segregation. Women Army Corps (WAC) privates Mary Green, Anna Morrison, Johnnie Murphy,... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2018
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  6. Leaders of Their Race
    Secondary level female education played a foundational role in reshaping women's identity in the New South. Sarah H. Case examines the transformative processes involved at two Georgia schools--one in Atlanta for African-American... Learn More
    Published: 30th August 2017
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  7. Beyond Respectability
    Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s. Eschewing the Great Race Man... Learn More
    Published: 3rd May 2017
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  8. Women against Abortion
    Women from remarkably diverse religious, social, and political backgrounds made up the rank-and-file of anti-abortion activism. Empowered by--yet in many cases scared of--the changes wrought by feminism, they founded grassroots... Learn More
    Published: 3rd April 2017
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  9. Lucretia Mott Speaks
    Committed abolitionist, controversial Quaker minister, tireless pacifist, fiery crusader for women's rights--Lucretia Mott was one of the great reformers in America history. Drawing on widely scattered archives, newspaper accounts,... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2017
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  10. Colored No More
    Home to established African American institutions and communities, Washington, D.C., offered women in the New Negro movement a unique setting for the fight against racial and gender oppression. Colored No More traces how African... Learn More
    Published: 29th March 2017
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  11. Lost in the USA
    Remembered as an era of peace and prosperity, turn-of-the-millennium America was also a time of mass protest. But the political demands of the marchers seemed secondary to an urgent desire for renewal and restoration felt by people... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2017
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  12. Reverend Addie Wyatt
    Labor leader, civil rights activist, outspoken feminist, African American clergywoman--Reverend Addie Wyatt stood at the confluence of many rivers of change in twentieth century America. The first female president of a local chapter... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2016
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  13. Nursing Civil Rights
    In Nursing Civil Rights, Charissa J. Threat investigates the parallel battles against occupational segregation by African American women and white men in the U.S. Army. As Threat reveals, both groups viewed their circumstances... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2015
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  14. Black Women and Politics in New York City
    Julie A. Gallagher documents six decades of politically active black women in New York City who waged struggles for justice, rights, and equality not through grassroots activism but through formal politics. In tracing the paths... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2012
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  15. When Tenants Claimed the City
    In postwar America, not everyone wanted to move out of the city and into the suburbs. For decades before World War II, New York's tenants had organized to secure renters' rights. After the war, tenant activists raised the stakes... Learn More
    Published: 3rd March 2014
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  16. Anna Howard Shaw
    With this first scholarly biography of Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919), Trisha Franzen sheds new light on an important woman suffrage leader who has too often been overlooked and misunderstood. An immigrant from a poor family,... Learn More
    Published: 25th February 2014
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