In the Company of Women: Voices from the Women's Movement

Front Cover
Bonnie Watkins, Nina Rothchild
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1996 - History - 352 pages
A collection of compelling and humorous personal stories told by 83 women, describing how they became feminists and how the women's movement changed forever the way they see themselves and the world around them. Seeking to reveal the movement's humanity and diversity, activists Bonnie Watkins and Nina Rothchild recorded the accounts of homemakers and business owners, artists and explorers, factory workers and spiritual seekers, scientists and secretaries, prostitutes and policewomen. Encountering this company of women will change the way readers understand the movement that has transformed American life from the 1960s to the present.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Convulsus_Lacrima - LibraryThing

I only bought this novel in order to complete a school project, but I will admit to being surprised. Many of the women's stories are interesting, and you feel as if a part of history is being given to ... Read full review

In the company of women: voices from the women's movement

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Watkins and Rothchild, both active in women's issues since the early 1970s as volunteers, administrators, speakers, and writers, present well-written interviews with women of like achievement. The ... Read full review

Contents

Roots
3
Awakening
31
Pioneers
61
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information