American Feminism : Key Source Documents, 1848-1920 book cover
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American Feminism
Key Source Documents, 1848-1920

ISBN 9780415219457
Published December 23, 2002 by Routledge
1600 Pages

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Book Description

This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.
This set spans from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women's suffrage in 1920, and includes works of well-known women's campaigners such as: Angelina and Sarah M. Grimke, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Victoria Woodhull, Margaret Fuller, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, Matilda Gage and others.
The collection also contains anti-feminist writings, by both men and women, including socio-medical writings and examples from health manuals.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Suffrage  Volume II: Work and Education  Volume III: Health, Birth-Control and Prostitution  Volume IV: Women's Club and Settlements

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