Votes for women : the struggle for suffrage revisited

  title={Votes for women : the struggle for suffrage revisited},
  author={Jean H. Baker},
Votes for Women brings together in one volume recent scholarship on the struggle of American women for the suffrage. Paralleling recent efforts in popular culture to restore to our national past the story of how women got the vote, these original essays present the latest and best in that history. Each of the eleven essays illuminates some aspects of the long battle that lasted from the 1850s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in 1920. From their antecedents in the minds of women like… 

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  • Jessica Derleth
  • History
    The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • 2018
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