Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited

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Jean Baker is Professor of History at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Among her books are Affairs of Party: The Political Culture of Northern Democrats in Mid-Nineteenth Century America (1983), Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (1987), and The Stevensons: Biography of an American Family (1993). She is a co-author of the recently published Civil War and Reconstruction. Currently she is working on a book entitled Connections: The Lives of the American Suffragists.

Christine Bolt is Professor of American History at the University of Kent at Canterbury, England. Her publications include The Antislavery Movement and Reconstruction (1969), Power and Protest in American Life (co-author with A. T. Barbrook, 1980), Anti-Slavery, Religion and Reform (co-author with Seymour Drescher, 1980), American Indian Policy and American Reform (1987), The Women's Movements in the United States and Britain (1993), and Feminist Ferment (1995).

Ellen Carol DuBois is Professor of History at UCLA. She is the author of numerous books on the history of the woman suffrage movement in the United States including Feminism and Suffrage: The Emergence of an Independent Women's Movement in America 1848–1969 (1978) and Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (1997). She is also the coeditor, with Vicki L. Ruiz, of Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in U.S. Women's History (2000). Currently she is working on woman suffrage movements around the world.

Faye Dudden is Professor of History at Colgate University. Her books include Serving Women: Household Service in Nineteenth-Century America (1983) and Women in the American Theatre: Actresses and Audiences, 1790–1870 (1984).

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  • Title Page *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Contents ix
  • Contributors xi
  • Votes for Women *
  • Introduction 3
  • Notes 20
  • 1 - The Case for Reform Antecedents for the Woman's Rights Movement 21
  • Notes 40
  • 2 - Sojourner Truth, Frances Watkins Harper, and the Struggle for Woman Suffrage 42
  • Notes *
  • 3 - The New York Woman's Movement and the Civil War 56
  • Notes 72
  • 4 - American Expansion and the Politics of Federalism, 1870–1890 77
  • Notes 87
  • 5 - Woman Suffrage in the West 90
  • Note 101
  • 6 - Southern Suffragists, the Nawsa, and the “Southern Strategy” in Context 102
  • Notes 114
  • 7 - The Anti-Suffrage Campaign 118
  • Notes 129
  • 8 - The Winning Plan 130
  • 9 - America and the Pankhursts 143
  • Notes 156
  • 10 - Harriot Stanton Blatch and Grassroots Politics 159
  • Note 173
  • 11 - Alice Paul and the Politics of Nonviolent Protest 174
  • Notes 186
  • Epilogue 189
  • Notes 194
  • Bibliography 197
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