From Colony to Nation: Women Activists and the Gendering of Politics in Belize, 1912-1982

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U of Nebraska Press, 2007 - Political Science - 407 pages
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The first book on women's political history in Belize, From Colony to Nation demonstrates that women were creators of and activists within the two principal political currents of twentieth-century Belize: colonial-middle class reform and popular labor-nationalism.
 

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Contents

Never a Coward Woman
1
Women Wages and War on the Home Front 19121919
29
Colonial Reform Garveyism and the Black Cross Nurses 19201930
72
Popular Protest the Labourers and Unemployed Association and the Womens League 19311941
115
Development Discipline and Domestications 19351954
159
The Creation and Control of Popular Nationalism 19491961
195
Party Politics Radical Masculinity and the Birth of Belizean Feminism 19611982
241
Gender and History in the Making of Modern Belize
277
Notes
285
Bibliography
345
Index
369
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Anne S. Macpherson is an associate professor of history at the State University of New York at Brockport. She is a coeditor of Race and Nation in Modern Latin America.

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