Philatelic Feminism: The Portrayal of Women on Stamps of Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, and the United States (1893–2006)

  title={Philatelic Feminism: The Portrayal of Women on Stamps of Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, and the United States (1893–2006)},
  author={David Ives Bushnell},
  journal={Women's Studies},
  pages={829 - 852}
  • D. Bushnell
  • Published 21 September 2011
  • Sociology
  • Women's Studies
The choice of designs for a nation’s stamp issues is essentially a bureaucratic decision, which in major countries today is commonly made with the advice of a formal or informal committee of experts and civic personalities. Suggestions from the general public are sometimes taken into account, nor has it been unknown for the very highest officials to take a direct part in the process, as was the case with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, himself a serious stamp collector.1 In any case, the end… 
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