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  1. Cold War Progressives
    In recognizing the relation between gender, race, and class oppression, American women of the postwar Progressive Party made the claim that peace required not merely the absence of violence, but also the presence of social and... Learn More
    Published: 5th November 2012
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. No Votes for Women
    No Votes for Women explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. Susan Goodier finds that conservative women... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2013
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  14. Demanding Child Care
    During World War II, as women stepped in to fill jobs vacated by men in the armed services, the federal government established public child care centers in local communities for the first time. When the government announced plans... Learn More
    Published: 3rd August 2011
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  15. Rape in Chicago
    Spanning a period of four tumultuous decades from the mid-1930s through the mid-1970s, this study reassesses the ways in which Chicagoans negotiated the extraordinary challenges of rape, as either victims or accused perpetrators.... Learn More
    Published: 30th May 2012
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  16. Radical Sisters
    Radical Sisters is a fresh exploration of the ways that 1960s political movements shaped local, grassroots feminism in Washington, D.C. Rejecting notions of a universal sisterhood, Anne M. Valk argues that activists periodically... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2010
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