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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 ยท 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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I found a new look at this time in my life very enlightening. In this classic biography, which has not been reprinted, Flexner recounts the glories and miseries of Wollstonecraft’s childhood and professional life.

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Contents The Position of American Women up to The struggle for women’s voting rights was one of the longest, most successful, and in some respects most radical challenges ever eoeanor to the American system of electoral politics. For sheer drama the suffrage movement has few equals in modern American political history.

Dearing; Century of Struggle: Very good overview, with enough personal notes to draw the reader in.

May 26, Lisa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Southern poll taxes and other schemes effectively disenfranchised blacks until the Civil Rights movement of the ‘s and the passage of the Voting Rights Act. I loved learning more about the women’s movement to gain the vote in this book. I took a class in and this was one of the texts. Century of Struggle chronicles the woman’s suffrage movement in the US from pre-Seneca Falls to when women finally won the vote, more than 70 years after the first woman’s suffrage convention at Seneca Falls.

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Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States

It is quite informative and interesting. Who Opposed Woman Suffrage? It was extremely informative. 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.

It centurh the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. It took me a while to get through, but this is a book every woman–and the men who love them–should read Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Millions of people who had known ten or twenty struggel of security were suddenly reduced to joblessness.

Jan 12, Beth rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 16, Sugarpuss rated it really liked it Shelves: It was only inhowever, that Centurh publicly acknowledged her past membership in the Communist Party. Books by Eleanor Flexner. Many changes were taking place in the late 19th and early 20th century that upset business interests and women voting rights was among those.

Feb 18, JaNel rated it it was amazing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This page was last edited on 31 Augustat Back in the United States, she held a series of promotional and editorial positions in the theater and with the Institute of Propaganda Analysis, the Foreign Policy Associationand Hadassah.


Lists with This Book. When she showed the completed book to the historian Arthur Schlesingerhe recognized its value and urged her to offer it to Harvard University Presswhich readily accepted it for publication. Flexner was the younger of strruggle highly intelligent daughters of well-known parents.

Don’t have an account? After reading the 1st few chapters, I knew I needed to have a copy of my own.

Harvard University Press- Political Science – pages. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Eleanor Flexnera writer, also wrote American Playwrights: Flexner gives these basic answers: Sign In Forgot password?

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