Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920

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University of Illinois Press, 1983 - Political Science - 344 pages
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""This splendid book should demonstrate to the still unconvinced that the new scholarship of the past decade on women has, by enriching our understanding of the place of women, deepened our understanding of the historical process in general. ... The exhaustive and imaginative research in this study creates a texture of rich detail about a variety of little-known aspects of women's history, labor history, and radical history and begins the rewriting of the history of American socialism."--Journal of American History."--Back cover.
 

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Mari Jo Buhle has claimed that she was inspired to study the relationship between women and American socialism by "the uneasy relationship of the New Left and the Women's Movement circa 1970" which ... Read full review

Contents

GermanAmerican Socialists and the Woman Question
1
The Womans Movement and Socialism 18701900
49
GrassRoots Origins 19001908
104
The Womans National Committee 190813
145
Womens Labor
176
Woman Suffrage
214
Sexual Emancipation
246
Autumn Song
288
Heritage Lost and Regained
318
Index
329
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