By Aileen S. Kraditor
"An vital contribution to the background of ladies and the highbrow historical past of the United States." ―Carl N. Degler, Stanford University
What united and moved thousands of ladies to hunt a correct that their society denied them? What have been their ideals concerning the nature of the house, marriage, intercourse, politics, faith, immigrants, blacks, exertions, the country? during this publication, Aileen S. Kraditor selects a bunch of suffragist leaders and investigates their thinking―the rules, and strategies, with which they battled the tips and associations impeding what suffragists outlined as development towards the equality of the sexes. She additionally examines what the yank public believed "suffragism" to intend and the way the most important occasions of the time affected the stream.
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