Excluded from suffrage history: Matilda Joslyn Gage, nineteenth-century American feminist
Matilda Joslyn Gage was a woman's rights activist during the 19th century, committed to the woman suffrage movement. This book brigns needed attention to Gage's life and work and explores her impact on women's rights. Using an advanced and distincitve form of feminist thought that encompassed an incisive analysis of patriarchy, Gage even criticized the church as patriarchy's prime sponsor. In fact, Gage connected all of women'ts oppression, including prostitution, marriage customs, divorce, rape, and custody rights to patriarchy. It is perhaps for her radical theory that Gage's arguments remain salient and controvesial today. An overdue addition to the scholarship on the role feminists like Matilda Joslyn Gage have played in history, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of United States history, women's history, and women's studies.
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The Life and Activities of Matilda Joslyn Gage
The Woman Suffrage Movement
Matilda Joslyn Gage and Womans Rights
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