ELEANOR FLEXNER. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Pp. xiv, Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard Uni. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Front Cover · Eleanor Flexner, Ellen Frances Fitzpatrick. Harvard University Press. Mary R. Dearing; Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. By Eleanor Flexner. (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard .
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Many of the concepts that inform Century of Struggle were developed by a small group of Marxist women — including, in addition to Flexner, Susan B.
Eleanor Flexner provides a wonderful commentary about the figures and acts that made equality much more real struggke women.
The Turn of the Tide Apr 20, Miguel rated it liked it. Early Steps toward Equal Education. This book was written in the s with an update inso it only touches in the conclusion on the women’s liberation movement beginning in the s through the early effort to pass the ERA amendment to the constitution.
It was clearly excellently researched and full of fascinating information. Flexner worked on the manuscript that was to become Century of Struggle through most of the s. The book addresses a long-time question I’ve had — how come it took so long for women in the USA to get the right to vote? The Emergence of a Suffrage Movement. Lists with This Book. The last Spanish Republican resistance to Franco was crumbling, and the Japanese had only recently invaded China.
strufgle This book was written in the s with an update inso it only touches in the conclusion on the women’s liberation movement beginning in the s through the early effort to pas This is an excellent history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States, focused on the period from to Flexner gives these basic answers: Drawing on contemporary letters and diaries, Flexner adds new material to earlier lives of Wollstonecraft, especially concerning Wollstonecraft’s literary friendships and her relations with her sisters and brothers.
The struggle for women’s voting rights was one of the longest, most successful, and in some respects most radical challenges ever posed to the American system of electoral politics.
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Views Read Edit View history. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic strugglf It is quite informative and interesting. If I need to look up a fact on women’s history, I often start with Flexner. For sheer drama the suffrage movement has few equals in modern American political history. Account Options Sign in.
At times it was hard keeping up with dates because they jump around alot from chapter to chapter, but overall a great book to read. Flexner does an awesome job at research. Flexner regrets in her preface to the book that she did not include Lorraine HansberryArthur Millerand Lillian Hellman among the playwrights singled out for special notice.
She joined the Communist Party in and spent several years writing CP articles and pamphlets, under pseudonyms, and working for various social and political causes.
Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States
The Intellectual Progress of Women For the most part unflinching and comparatively objective. The struggle for women’s voting rights was one of the longest, most successful, and in some respects most radical challenges ever posed to the American system of electoral politics Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 07, Eleanor’s father, Abraham Flexnerwas a leader in several fields including, with his brother Simon Flexner at the Rockefeller Institute, the reform of early 20th-century medical education and medical research in the United States and Canada.
Sign In Forgot password? Harvard University Press Amazon. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin was an English feminist, writer, and philosopher.
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