Women's rights in the United States : a history in documents /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Boylan, Anne M., 1947-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Series:Pages from history.
Table of Contents:
  • Law & custom in the colonies. Economic and political rights ; Regulating marriage, sexuality, and divorce ; Religion and education
  • Revolutionary ideals and realities. Women in wartime ; Women of the republic : debates over women's rights and equality ; What difference did the Revolution make?
  • Women's rights movements. Discussing/Debating women's rights ; The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 in context ; Women's rights movements ; Gender, race, and rights in the era of Civil War & Reconstruction
  • Suffrage and women's rights. Seeking rights : economic, educational, personal ; The suffrage effort : new allies, new alliances, new strategies ; New women ; Suffrage-winning strategies
  • Cartooning for and against suffrage
  • Women's citizenship in the post-suffrage era. The meanings of citizenship ; The equality debates ; Feminists, flappers, and their foes ; Women's rights in an era of economic depression
  • The personal is political. Women's rights in the eras of wartime and the "Feminine mystique" ; Feminism : women's rights ; Feminism : women's liberation
  • Women's rights after 1970. "Sisterhood" and its challengers ; Naming wrongs, seeking rights ; "Equality of rights under the law" : the ERA revived ; Global connections.