Women's Periodicals in the United States: Social and Political Issues


Women's periodicals have a long history of treating social, political, and economic issues. Through alphabetically arranged entries on individual publications, this reference traces the rich diversity of approaches that these periodicals have taken. Included are entries on more than 70 different periodicals published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Some are radical, some are reactionary, but most fall somewhere in between. Each entry provides a critical narrative history of the periodical, circulation figures, related publication information, and a selected bibliography. The volume closes with a chronology and a bibliography.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Caroline Nichols Churchill
  • Zsuzsanna Budapest
  • Jaime Stone
  • Janet Roslund
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1996


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