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Feminism unfinished : a short, surprising history of American women's movements

Author: Dorothy Sue Cobble; Linda Gordon; Astrid Henry
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Sue Cobble; Linda Gordon; Astrid Henry
ISBN: 9780871406767 0871406764
OCLC Number: 881469524
Description: xxi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: More than sex equality : feminism after suffrage / Dorothy Sue Cobble --
The Women's Liberation Movement / Linda Gordon --
From a mindset to a movement : feminism since 1990 / Astrid Henry --
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Responsibility: Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry.

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The American women's movement has been shrouded in myths, argue three leading scholars in this bold and revisionist history.  Read more...
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"By showing the importance of feminism to so many women of the past, this is a solid push back against the modern reticence to embrace the term and its continued relevance." "The book's stories of Read more...

 
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