Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America, 1848-1869

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Cornell University Press, 1999 - History - 220 pages
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In the two decades since Feminism and Suffrage was first published, the increased presence of women in politics and the gender gap in voting patterns have focused renewed attention on an issue generally perceived as nineteenth-century. For this new edition, Ellen Carol DuBois addresses the changing context for the history of woman suffrage at the millennium.
  

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Fairly pedantic and bland, despite its subject matter--Du Bois has no sense of the drama which links language to the conveyance of story and facts. Read full review

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User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

DuBois argues that the female suffrage movement was the first independent feminist movement. She contends that the split in the movement in 1869 allowed women to focus on their own liberation (as opposed to working for the liberation of others) for the first time. Read full review

Contents

Abbreviations
6
Chapter One Womens Rights
21
Chapter Two The Fourteenth Amendment and
53
Chapter Three The Kansas Campaign
79
The Democratic
105
Chapter Six The Fifteenth Amendment and
162
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Ellen Carol DuBois is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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