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 · 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 .
|Published (Last):||9 July 2015|
|PDF File Size:||13.69 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||1.56 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Jess rated it really liked it Mar 11, Encouragement and financial assistance from her parents carried Flexner through the Great Depression and gave her the means to experiment as a playwright and social organizer.
Apr 20, Miguel rated it liked it. Breaking Ground for Suffrage. The struggle for women’s voting rights was one of the longest, most successful, and in some respects most radical challenges ever posed to the American system of electoral politics. Morton strugglr it it was amazing Feb 05, Sign in via your Institution Sign in.
This should be Ken Burns next series. Timothy rated it liked it Apr 16, There are at least three sources of her continuing renown in Britain and America: Retrieved from ” https: Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and csntury.
Eleanor Flexner, Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States – PhilPapers
There were so many things that I had no idea happened to women throughout history, and their fight for change, which has given me so many freedoms. I’ve always wanted to learn about women’s heritage in this country.
The Seneca Falls Convention 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. After women did so much to build this country and all their work and sacrifice in various crntury such as the Revolution War, Civil War, WW Igrowing numbers of college educated women in the 19th century, women joining the strubgle, etc.
The Beginnings of Organization among Women. Flexner worked on the manuscript that was to become Century of Struggle through most of the s.
Sign In Forgot password? 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.
As a fledner I’m always humbled by the courage and hard work that went into making this a society in which I can feel free to want my freedom. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
The struggle for women’s voting rights was one of the longest, most successful, and in some respects most radical challenges ever posed to the American system of electoral politics In the s, Flexner began researching the 19th-century labor struggles of American women but found that few historians had touched on the subject.
Many of the concepts that inform Century of Struggle were developed by a small group of Marxist women — including, in addition to Flexner, Susan B. Jun 01, Terry rated it it was amazing.
This was the classic text of first wave feminism for almost 30 years struggls was originally published in Flexner does an awesome job at research. And it’s no surprise. View all 5 comments. After graduating from Swarthmore College with high honors in English and history inshe attended Somerville College at Oxford University for one year.
Century of Struggle
I picked cntury out to read because my new idea for a novel takes place in the later years of the suffrage movement, and I knew I needed to research the time period. Paperback struggld, pages. Flexner gives these basic answers: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jan 12, Beth rated it it was amazing Shelves: I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the history of women’s rights.